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Bromsgrove in September 2007

BROMSGROVE

This page contains photographs taken from a bridge situated just south of Bromsgrove Station. It is alongside the former Garringtons works, the site of which has been used for housing. The bridge can be accessed from Bridge Road.

31180 at Bromsgrove

This is Class 31 diesel electric locomotive No.31180 passing the stabling point at Bromsgrove with a 'down' freight on 21st September 1976. Photograph by Andrew Smith. A black and white photograph of this train can be found on the Garringtons page.

45050

This is 'Peak' class locomotive No.45050 approaching Bromsgrove from the west and about to tackle the climb to Blackwell. Photograph by Andrew Smith on 21st September 1976.

37219 & 37241 at Bromsgrove

In bright sunshine in May 1984 a pair of Class 37 diesel locomotives Nos.37219 & 37241 wait at the locomotive stabling point to the south of the station.

66058 at Bromsgrove

Banking locomotive Class 66 No.66058 is seen assisting No.66162 through Bromsgrove Station. This is one of a number of locomotives of this class that have been modified for Lickey banking duties. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 24th September 2007.

Pointwork at Bromsgrove

This is a view to the south of Bromsgrove station and it shows the pointwork that enables trains to access the 'up' loop from either direction. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 24th September 2007.

Bromsgrove old stabling point

This is the remains of the former stabling point to the south of Bromsgrove Station with a new housing estate being built behind it and fond reminders of days gone past on the building. The concrete base dates from the days of steam traction when it had a shelter built on to it. The line running behind the base was formerly used for coal wagons.

221103 at Bromsgrove

The new order of motive power is represented by this photograph of Class 221 'Super Voyager' No.221103 'Christopher Columbus' on an up express. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 24th September 2007.

No.170636 at Bromsgrove

On 23rd March 2011 class 170/6 diesel multiple unit No.170636 passes Bromsgrove with the 11:08 Cross Country Trains service from Nottingham to Cardiff. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith.

No.170632 at Bromsgrove

This is class 170/6 three-car diesel multiple unit No.170632 on the 12:49 London Midland service from Birmingham New Street to Hereford. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 23rd March 2011.

No.170103 at Bromsgrove

Three-car class 170/1 diesel multiple unit No.170103 approaches Bromsgrove with train code 1M01, the 08:45 Cross Country Trains service from Cardiff to Nottingham. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 28th November 2011.

No.66014 at Bromsgrove

Class 66 diesel locomotive No.66014 enters the 'down' loop with train code No.6M96 05:50 Margam to Corby loaded steel coil wagons. Sister locomotive No.66055 is waiting further down the loop to bank the train up the Lickey Incline. Photograph taken by Andrew Smith on 28th November 2011.

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