ST6081 : Down freight west of Patchway

taken 56 years ago, near to Patchway, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Down freight west of Patchway
Down freight west of Patchway
View southward, towards Filton Junction, Swindon etc. on the ex-GWR South Wales Direct line, also Bristol etc. on the ex-GWR Bristol & South Wales line. The Class H freight is heading for the Severn Tunnel, with Collett '2884' class 2-8-0 No. 3863 (built 11/42, withdrawn 10/65). (See also ST6081 : Penzance - Swansea express beyond Patchway station).
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ST6081, 60 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
12 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 609 811 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.6903N 2:33.8495W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 609 811
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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GW 2-8-0  GWR South Wales Main Line 

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