Prestleigh; 40564 and 73051 on Up ‘Pines Express’, 1961 (1); G A Richardson


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Fowler 2P Class No. 40564 (built 1928) and Standard Class 5 No. 73051 photographed in gloomy conditions on the Up (Bath-bound) Pines Express near Prestleigh in 1961.

The rear of the train is passing under pylon wires which indicates that Prestleigh Viaduct is just out of sight behind the train.

40564 was allocated to Templecombe throughout BR service and was withdrawn in February 1962. 73051 was aloocated to Bath Green Park throughout from new in 1954 until withdrawal in 1965.

Photo by G A Richardson. Copyright S&DRT. Our ref. WSHSD_2022_14_344. See also WSHSD_2022_14_402.

Medium format 6 x 6 cm negative.

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