Combe Down; 75073 & 34043 ‘Combe Martin’ on 10-car Up through service; G A Richardson


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BR 4MT class 4-6-0 locomotive No. 75073 (built 1955, with 82F Bath Green Park shedplate) and Bulleid West Country Class No. 34043 Combe Martin (built 1946) head an Up through service with 10 carriages towards Combe Down tunnel. There is no date currently available for this image.

The Midford Down Distant signal is behind the seventh carriage. Tucking Mill viaduct can just be seen in the background.

75073 is shown as being allocated to Bath Green Park from 1957 until moved to Templecombe from November 1962 and was withdrawn in December 1965/January 1966. 34043 was withdrawn in June 1963.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_141.

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