Chilcompton Tunnel; 75009 and 44417 on 1O92 Cleethorpes-Exmouth passenger service, summer 1962; G A Richardson


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BR Standard Class 4 No. 75009 (built 1951, with 82G Templecombe shedplate) and Fowler 4F Class No. 44417 (built 1927) on the 1O92 Cleethorpes-Exmouth passenger service emerging from the Chilcompton Tunnels.

Note the 13¼ milepost [distance from Bath] just visible by the Down line, also the 30mph temporary speed restriction on the Up line. The latter indicates summer 1962 for the date of the photo – see WSHSD_2022_14_383.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_393. See also WSHSD_2022_14_383 and WSHSD_2022_14_396.

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