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Martin Hussingtree


Grid Reference: SO 875602

The village of Martin Hussingtree is about a mile north of Fernhill Heath between there and Droitwich Spa. An overbridge provides a good vantage point to photograph trains on the former Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton line.


EWS livery class 66 diesel locomotive No.66172 at the head of the 17:04 service from Round Oak to Margam. Photograph taken by Robert Cooke on 13th July 2011.

No.66703 at Martin Hussingtree

Also on 13th July 2011 Robert Cooke photographed GBRf livery class 66 diesel locomotive No.66703 with a train of loaded scrap wagons from Handsworth to Cardiff Tidal.

Nos.37059 & 37038

Hurrying through Martin Hussingtree en-route to Tyseley on 2nd August 2011 was a Network Rail test train headed by class 37 diesel locomotive No.37059 with class-mate No.37038 at the rear. Photograph taken by Robert Cooke.

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