SK5056 : Down freight passing Kirkby-in-Ashfield East Station

taken 56 years ago, near to Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Down freight passing Kirkby-in-Ashfield East Station
Down freight passing Kirkby-in-Ashfield East Station
View southward, towards Nottingham and Pye Bridge; ex-Midland Nottingham - Mansfield - Worksop line, junction of line from Pye Bridge. This station was closed on 6/9/65 and although the ex-Midland Nottingham - Mansfield - Worksop route was revived in the 1990s as the Robin Hood Line, through Kirkby this followed the alignment of the parallel ex-Great Northern (Leen Valley) line and the new Kirkby Station (opened on 17/11/96) was built on that alignment. The locomotive here heading a Down Class H freight is LMS 4F 0-6-0 No. 44531.
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Date Taken
13 July 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 December, 2010
Category
Railway Station with train   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 504 560 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.9350N 1:14.8979W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 504 560
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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