Chilcompton Tunnel; 75027 and 34041 ‘Wilton’ on Down through service (2); G A Richardson


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BR Standard Class 4 No. 75027 (built 1954) and Bulleid West Country Class No. 34041 Wilton (built 1946) photographed on a Down through service at Chilcompton Tunnel. There is currently no date available for this image.

The location of the photograph is now buried under landfill.

75027 is shown as being allocated to Templecombe from February 1960 to November 1962 and 34041 is shown as allocated to Bournemouth from mid-1956 to August/September 1964.

75027 was subsequently preserved.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_011. See also WSHSD_2022_14_359.

Medium format 9 x 6 cm negative.

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