Transport - Steam Locomotives - Pendennis Castle - Banbury - 1967
Many people visited Banbury Station in Oxfordshire to see a fine lady steam out on her journey to Birkenhead, Cheshire. She is the 40 year old 'Pendennis Castle', 125-ton veteran of the steam railway carrying the name 'The Zulu' recalling the used for scheduled trains over the Great Western route at the start of the century.
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Transport - Steam Locomotives - Rainhill - 1968
The scene at Rainhill Station, between Liverpool and Manchester, as thousands swarmed onto the track to get a final look at Britain's last steam train. Hundreds of steam enthusiasts made the journey aboard the ten-coach train, the Stanier 'Black Five' locomotive on the 314 mile round trip from Liverpool to Carlisle via Manchester.
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Transport - British Rail - Dr Richard Beeching - 'New Railway Architecture' Exhibition - Building Centre - London
Chairman of the British Railways Board, Dr Richard Beeching, pictured with a model of the modern Piccadilly Station in Manchester. He formally opened the 'New Railway Architecture' exhibition during a preview today at the Building Centre in Store Street, London, where the display - comprising models, photographs and drawings - runs from tomorrow until December 21. Dr Beeching is pointing to the station's tower block of offices, which is occupied by London midland Region of British Railways.
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