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SRL No 748 GWR Collett Grange Class No 6853 at Acocks Green near Birmingham on a up freight on the approach to the station 23rd March 1963

Collett Grange Class 4-6-0 No 6853 'Morehampton Grange' with a lengthy freight at Acocks Green on a beautiful still crisp morning 23rd March 1963. The photographer was standing on Rookwood Road over bridge, the houses on the right are on Alexander Road with the engine showing Class C headlamps. This might be the 11.25 Saltney-Banbury Hump which was due past Tyseley South at 2.47, or the 2.30 Washwood Heath-Eastleigh, due past Tyseley South at 3.10. Acocks Green station was just east of Tyseley and 5.6 miles from the centre of Birmingham.
Simon Lathlane Collection

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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:1963, 23rd, 6853, 6853, Acocks, Collett, GWR, Grange, Green, March, Midlands, Morehampton, Tyseley, freight

SRL No 748 GWR Collett Grange Class No 6853 at Acocks Green near Birmingham on a up freight on the approach to the station  23rd March 1963