ST6653 : Midsomer Norton South Station, with Down express

taken 61 years ago, near to Midsomer Norton, Bath And North East Somerset, Great Britain

Midsomer Norton South Station, with Down express
Midsomer Norton South Station, with Down express
View NE, towards Bath; Somerset & Dorset Joint line (Bath Green Park - Bournemouth West). The 09.35 Sheffield (Midland) to Bournemouth West Summer Saturday express is headed by LMS 2P 4-4-0 No. 40569 piloting BR Standard 5MT 4-6-0 No. 73051 and is attacking the 8 miles at 1-in-50/60 climb up from Radstock to the Mendips summit at Masbury. The station closed on 7/3/66 along with the whole S&D line, but since 1992 has become the headquarters of the Somerset & Dorset Heritage Trust, who now run trains part of the way up towards Chilcompton.
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ST6653, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
22 August 1959   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 October, 2010
Category
Railway station with train   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 664 536 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:16.8596N 2:28.9790W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 664 536
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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