Chilcompton Tunnel; 92245 on 1O94 Bradford-Bournemouth service, summer 1962; G A Richardson


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BR Standard Class 9F No. 92245 (built 1958, with 82F Bath Green Park shedplate) pictured at the head of the 1O94 Bradford-Bournemouth service emerging from the Chilcompton Tunnels during 1962.

92245 is shown as allocated to Bath Green Park from May/June 1962 until the following September/October and this indicates that the photo was probably taken during the last few months of through service operation over the S&D. Through services were diverted as from September 1962.

Note the 13¼ milepost [distance from Bath] by the Down line, also the 30mph temporary speed restriction on the Up line.

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

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