ST3088 : A 2-8-2T westbound entering Newport High Street with a Down train of condemned wagons

taken 56 years ago, near to Newport/Casnewydd, Great Britain

A 2-8-2T westbound entering Newport High Street with a Down train of condemned wagons
A 2-8-2T westbound entering Newport High Street with a Down train of condemned wagons
The train is a sign of the changing times, as is the recently (1961) installed modern signalling - and the abandoned Newport East Box. The locomotive is Collett '7240' class 2-8-2T No. 7249, rebuilt 11/38 from Churchward '4200 class 2-8-0T No. 4209 (built 2/1912) and lasting until 6/65).
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Date Taken
14 August 1963   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 309 883 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.4011N 2:59.9130W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 309 883
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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GWR 2-8-2/2-8-0T  GWR South Wales Main Line  Newport (Mon.) 

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