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SRL No 829 Thompson B1 Class No 61069 by-passing Manchester Exchange station with a ECS train.

Thompson B1 Class 4-6-0 No 61069 on an ECS move passing Manchester Exchange station on the right around 1962. 61069 was of 50A York North allocated engine. Trains out of Manchester Victoria station generally by-passed Exchange station. Platform 3 had a continuous link between Manchester Exchange and Manchester Victoria stations, it was the longest platform in the UK and could easily accommodate three trains at once.
Simon Lathlane Collection

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Category:Transportation
Subcategory:Railway
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Keywords:1962, 50A, 61069, B1, BR, ECS, Exchange, LNER, Manchester, North, Thompson, Victoria, York, loco, station

SRL No 829 Thompson B1 Class No 61069 by-passing Manchester Exchange station with a ECS train.