1959

ST7948 : Bristol - Weymouth express approaching Clink Road Junction, Frome

taken 65 years ago, near to Oldford, Somerset, England

Bristol - Weymouth express approaching Clink Road Junction, Frome
Bristol - Weymouth express approaching Clink Road Junction, Frome
View NE, towards Westbury (and Bristol, via Bath), Newbury, Reading and London, etc.; ex-GWR Paddington - Reading - Westbury - Taunton - Exeter - Plymouth - Penzance, also Wilts., Somerset and Weymouth (Swindon/Bath - Westbury - Yeovil - Weymouth, main lines. (At Clink Road the Frome cut-off line ran to Blacksbridge Junction). The 09.43 Bristol Temple Meads to Weymouth is headed by 4-6-0 No. 5924 'Dinton Hall' (built 5/33, withdrawn 12/63) and will call in at Frome. (See also ST7948 : Down Milk empties at Clink Road, near Frome).

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Geographical Context: Railways Category: Railway line with train other tags: Express Train Hall 4-6-0 GWR Steam Locomotive Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Bristol [3] · Clink Road Junction [3] · Reading and London [2] · Weymouth [2] ·
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ST7948, 24 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
22 August 1959   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 June, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7965 4882 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.2916N 2:17.5729W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7965 4882
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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