58086 on last day of Wells branch service, near Glastonbury, 27-10-51


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A rare picture of a passenger service on the last day of service on the Wells branch. MR 1P class No. 58086 is on a morning train near Glastonbury & Street, 27 October 1951. 

Note: The branch was closed on and from Monday 29 October, and although the photographer’s notes state 29 October, we believe this picture to have been taken on Saturday, 27 October. In particular, the Trust has in its archives the very last passenger ticket issued by Wells (Priory Road) for this service and which was issued at 8pm on the 27th.

Photo by David Milton, ref 1/8. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2015_41_353.

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