SH7401 : Old locomotive depot, Machynlleth

taken 12 years ago, near to Machynlleth, Powys, Great Britain

Old locomotive depot, Machynlleth
Old locomotive depot, Machynlleth
This is the old steam locomotive depot at Machynlleth. More recently, and since having been re-roofed, it has been used to service diesel multiple units - a use for which it was totally unsuitable as the units are longer than the shed and protruded from one end or the other. The maintenance is now carried out in a new purpose built facility - see SH7401 : New railway maintenance facility at Machynlleth.

Thankfully for industrial archaeologists, the old shed has been retained and is to be used for unit underframe cleaning and maintenance.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 October, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 October, 2007
Category
Railway depot   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 746 014 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.7641N 3:51.1411W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 745 013
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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