Combe Down tunnel demolition trains November 1967

Combe Down tunnel demolition trains November 1967
2 9 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 21cm

Description

Whilst in the vicinity of the northern portal of Combe Down tunnel I could hear the unmistakable throb of diesel engines deep within the confines of the bore. A few minutes later a Class 08 shunter emerged into the daylight. Expecting to see a train of wagons being towed the sight that met my eyes was rather surprising. (Image ref 29045) From a private collection of slides of the Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway, taken in the year following closure of the line in 1966

Image Details

Image Reference
 
29044
Collection Reference
 
Private
Original Width (mm)
 
35
Original Height (mm)
 
20
Collection Location
 
Private Collection

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