SE5655 : NMT crossing Skelton New Bridge

taken 1 year ago, near to Nether Poppleton, York, Great Britain

NMT crossing Skelton New Bridge
NMT crossing Skelton New Bridge
Network Rail's New Measurement Train, colloquially known as the 'Flying Banana', crosses the River Ouse crossing at Skelton Bridge Junction. The train inspects the track looking for any defects. This train (1Q35) started in Hull and is heading to Heaton Traction & Rolling Stock Maintenance Depot and is constructed from a HST (High Speed Train), here headed by 43299 with 43062 at the rear.
East Coast Main Line

The East Coast Main Line is a 393 mile long high speed electrified railway between London and Edinburgh, via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle. It was constructed between 1846 & 1871 by several different rail companies.
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Sunday, 25 April, 2021   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 April, 2021
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5654 5529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:59.4342N 1:8.3488W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 56534 55232
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