SD5422 : Leyland Station, with train

taken 57 years ago, near to Leyland, Lancashire, Great Britain

Leyland Station, with train
Leyland Station, with train
View northward, towards Preston etc.; West Coast Main Line, ex-Lancashire Union (London & North Western/Lancashire & Yorkshire Joint) Euxton Junction - Preston section. Trains on the Manchester - Blackpool axis that joined at Euxton Junction added to the WCML trains made this an extremely busy four-track section. This view, taken on the same afternoon at precisely the same spot as SD5422 : Leyland Station, with train, shows the 16.00 Blackpool Central - Wigan (North Western) - Tyldesley - Manchester Exchange stopping train, of only four coaches but double-headed by two Stanier Class 5 4-6-0's Nos. 45318 and 45195 (built respectively 1937 and 1935, 45195 being withdrawn 7/66, but 45318 was one of the very last survivors, lasting until 8/68).
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SD5422, 140 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
17 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 September, 2010
Category
Railway station and trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 547 226 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.8988N 2:41.2282W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 547 226
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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