SO6107 : The 1903 from Swindon

taken 11 years ago, near to Parkend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The 1903 from Swindon
The 1903 from Swindon
"The train arriving on platform 1 is the 1903 from Swindon." Sadly, no such announcement was made. The main engine in this view is No. 3717 City of Truro and was indeed made in Swindon in 1903. It is part of the National Collection and now retired from service. It is being piloted by a GWR 0-6-0PT No. 9681 in British Railways black livery. This was such a treat in retrospect and I'm glad I decided to spend the afternoon at the railway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Place (from Tags)
Parkend 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6173 0782 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.0644N 2:33.3590W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6173 0780
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Steam Locomotives  GWR 4-4-0  GWR 0-6-0T  Dean Forest Railway  Preserved Railway 

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