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  Addlestone Junction 24th January  2009

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GBRf class 66 locomotive number 66705 pulled train 6G14 through Addlestone Junction on this bitterly cold January day.  The junction itself is out of sight in the distance, around the curve. The train was carrying engineering materials from Eastleigh to Barnes.
   
 
 
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A closer view of 66705 as it crossed the canal bridge at Coxes Mill, just north of Addlestone Junction.  The Union Flag is clearly visible on the side of the loco.
 
         
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66705 approaches repeater signal WK 906 BR.  The green aspect of the signal itself is visible in the distance from this vantage point, but was not visible to the driver until a few moments later when he had rounded more of the curve.
 

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The first two wagons in the train were type YCA "Parr" carrying new concrete sleepers.  This is DC 967533, rebuilt by BR Shildon in the early 1980s as part of lot number 4012.
 

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The is type OCA wagon number 112153, built at BR Shildon in 1981 or 1982 as part of lot number 4014.  The bags in the wagon are thought to have contained Pandrol rail clips.
   

         
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Also thought to be carrying bags of Pandrol rail clips was type OBA wagon number 110451, built at BR Ashford in the late 1970s as part of lot number 3909.  Originally this wagon had wooden dropsides.
 

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This is type MTA wagon 395325.  It was built on a secondhand chassis in 2006 or 2007.
 

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Another type MTA wagon was 395278.
   

     
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