1988

SK0573 : Railway Depot, Buxton

taken 35 years ago, near to Buxton, Derbyshire, England

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Railway Depot, Buxton
Railway Depot, Buxton
These Class 37s (right to left 37676 and 37681) were part of a fleet dedicated to hauling trainloads of stone from the nearby quarry. They were the only Class 37 locomotives to receive the Railfreight grey, with the addition of a red solebar. In the foreground are the diesel refuelling pumps.
The depot has now closed and a new one has opened at Tunstead Quarry, Great Rocks.
Buxton depot was a stop-over, on my way to Crewe.

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SK0573, 681 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Dave Hitchborne   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 13 November, 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 27 September, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0598 7385 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.6971N 1:54.7087W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0599 7386
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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