RailPictures.Net Photo: 40 117 British Rail Class 40 at Manchester, United Kingdom by Graham Williams
 
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British Rail (more..)
Class 40 (more..)
Manchester Victoria (more..)
Manchester, United Kingdom (more..)
February, 1980
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40 117 (more..)
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Graham Williams (more..)
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An old shot from 1980, showing a typical scene of the time. 40 117 stands in the platform at Manchester Victoria, while a Class 25 waits for its next banking duty. Sadly, this station has now been totally transformed and reduced in size, the locos are both long-since scrapped and the practice of banking up Miles Platting bank has ceased. This is probably due to the lack of heavy traffic these days.
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