Steam Trains Speeding Along 1947

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  • All the trains seen in this clip bear GWR livery.

    jamied 3rd May 2012
  • The location is Taplow on the Great Western mainline seen during the last year of GWR ownership. The station has been altered significantly over the years since the film was made. Many of the buildings and platform canopies seen in this 1947 view have been demolished. The line is currently being electrified for the Cross-Rail project so a modern day view will be cluttered by the overhead catenary.

    Sussexteddy 19 Dec 2014

    Sussexteddy 19th Dec 2014

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