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Birds Long Marston

BIRDS COMMERCIAL MOTORS LTD, LONG MARSTON

Grid Reference: SO 154458

This site comprised a large scrapyard at Long Marston alongside the line from Honeybourne to Stratford upon Avon.

Over the years many main line and some industrial locomotives were scrapped. Serviceable locomotives were often used for short periods to shunt stock.

D2857

This is ex BR No.D2857 (Yorkshire).

DC 2205

This is Drewry 2205 in use at Birds, Long Marston.

Both photographs taken by Adrian Booth on 26th September 1984.

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