1962

ST3246 : Highbridge (Somerset & Dorset) Station, with train to Evecreech Junction

taken 62 years ago, near to Highbridge, Somerset, England

Highbridge (Somerset & Dorset) Station, with train to Evecreech Junction
Highbridge (Somerset & Dorset) Station, with train to Evecreech Junction
View westward, towards Burnham-on-Sea: ex-S&D Joint line from Evercreech Junction, closed 7/3/66, although the line on to Burnham-on-Sea closed to passengers 29/10/51 (excursions until 9/62). The Burnham line (on the right) crossed the ex-GW (Bristol & Exeter) main line by a flat junction - just off scene to the left and at the north end of Highbridge (GW) station. (See also ST3246 : Highbridge Station, with Diesel-hauled Down 'Devonian' express). The train here is the 14.20 to Evercreech Junction, headed by Collett '2251' 0-6-0 No. 3215 (built 12/47).

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ST3246, 47 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Ben Brooksbank   (more nearby)
Date Taken
21 July 1962   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 August, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 322 469 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.0732N 2:58.3203W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 322 469
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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