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After a dull day, the sun finally decided to break through towards the end of the day, allowing this backlit picture, the location of which is only a short distance from the world famous racecourse.37204 & 37158 accelerate away from Oxford North Junction with the 6V11 Wolverton to Stoke Gifford ARC stone empties on 4 September 1984.The back of the train is still on the former LMS single track Bicester line, which at this time was freight only.37213 had been waiting for this train to weave across from the relief line before it could proceed.An unusual combination pictured at Llandevenny on 21 October 1985.
In retrospect it is a pity that I didn't take more pictures of this working, especially as it ran on a Saturday.37214 & 37178 run alongside the M40 motorway at Rowington on 28 July 1992 with the 6M79 Eastleigh to Crewe Basford Hall Mo D stores train.37047 is on the rear of the train working top'n'tail.37203 passes through Thames Ditton station with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z91 'Buffer Puffer - The Return!' railtour on 20 March 2004, returning from Hampton Court. The tour, which started from Marylebone, toured various branch lines in the London suburbs.It is clear from the colour of the track that this is the first train to venture this way for some time!37138 is on the rear of the train.37201 Saint Margaret & 47805 take the Margate line, as they leave Faversham station on 12 August 1995 with the 1O99 Birmingham to Ramsgate Inter City service.