SE5951 : BR Diesel locomotives

taken 5 months ago, near to York, Great Britain

BR Diesel locomotives
BR Diesel locomotives
Looking towards three locomotives in the National Railway Museum Great Hall. From left to right are BR Class 52 Western Fusilier LinkExternal link ; BR Class 47 Prince William LinkExternal link ; BR Class 40 LinkExternal link .
The National Railway Museum (NRM)

The National Railway Museum in York displays a collection of over 100 locomotives and nearly 300 other items of rolling stock, virtually all of which either ran on the railways of Great Britain or were built here.

The museum first opened in 1975, housed in the huge former steam locomotive depot at Leeman Road next to the East Coast Main Line, near York railway station and only 700m from York Minster. In 1990, the Station Hall opened in York’s former railway goods depot across Leeman Road, nearly doubling the size of the museum in the process. The former diesel depot adjacent to the Great Hall was added as a store and in 1999 this was rebuilt to become “The Works”, providing public access to the Museum’s collections stores and workshops and a viewing gallery overlooking York Station. Today, the NRM is one of Britain’s busiest museums and is possibly the most popular railway museum in the world, attracting 931,000 visitors in 2013 LinkExternal link .

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Date Taken
Friday, 9 July, 2021   (more nearby)
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Friday, 9 July, 2021
Geographical Context
Railways 
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Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 5940 5199 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.6356N 1:5.7704W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 59389 51997
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