5043, Clattercote Crossing, 15th October 2011
Just a few minutes after sunrise and with the temperature just above freezing, GWR Castle Class 4-6-0 No. 5043 "Earl of Mount Edgcumbe" puts on a wonderful display as it heads south at Clattercote crossing with 1Z43, the Oxford University Railway Society 80th Anniversary special train. This departed from Solihull at 07:05 and was heading for Bath via the Berks & Hants line. 08:02, Saturday 15th October 2011. Photo taken from a public footpath across the line. Digital Image No. GMPI10413.
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