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The Bathpool Gallery

Images taken at Bathpool

10th September 2017
Peppercorn A1 Class 4-6-2 No. 60163 'Tornado' 'Tornado' is pictured passing Bathpool as it approaches Taunton with the 'Torbay Express' on Sunday 10th September 2017 as the 1Z27 Bristol Temple Meads to Kingswear (for Dartmouth) via Bath & Westbury.
(Photo: S A Ginn)


3rd August 2017
Colas Rail Freight Class 70/8 No.70813 operated the Colas Cement flow to Moorswater on the 2nd / 3rd August. The locomotive is seen hauling the 6C36 11:38 Moorswater - Aberthaw passing Bathpool.
(Photo: Tony Christie)


22nd April 2017
DB Cargo provided a splash of colour on Saturday 22nd April 2017, with newly painted Class 66/0 No.66041 top and tailed with EWS liveried No.66024 while working the 6W11 14:40 Westbury - Bristol East Junction via Fairwater Yard. The trainload of new concrete sleepers are pictured passing Bathpool on the approach to Taunton.
(Photo: Adam Snow)


8th April 2017
Saturday 8th April 2017 provided stunning spring day and a procession of trains heading to a weekend blockade between Bristol and Bath. Colas Rail Freight rolled out their newly delivered locos into service. Having been in the country for less than a month Class 70/8 No.70812 passes Bathpool hauling the 6C25 12:27 Westbury - Bristol East Junction running around 20 minutes behind schedule. The train set off a hot axle box detector (which turned out to be hot brakes) at Bruton and was delayed while the train was inspected.
(Photo: Lee Robbins)


12th October 1990
Finding a Network Southeast liveried Class 50 working departmental and infrastructure workings wasn't that uncommon on the 90's. Class 50 No. 50023 'Howe' passes Bathpool on 12th October 1990 with the 6C55 Bristol East - Exeter Riverside engineers in tow.
(Photo: Alan Randle)


12th July 1988
On the 12th July 1988, BR Large Logo Class 50 No. 50016 'Barham' approaches Bathpool adjacent to Toneway with a loaded ballast train heading for Westbury. The train is likely to of originated from Meldon Quarry which at the time was providing several ballast trains a day from the Dartmoor out base.
(Photo: Alan Randle)



Taken during June 1976 BR Blue liveried Western No. D1009 'Western Invader' approaches Taunton between Bathpool and Obridge with a Paddington-Penzance express.
(Photo: Stephen Burdett)



One of five North British Warships D600's passes Bathpool during 1961 with a north bound passenger service.
(Photo: Micky Farkas, supplied by Steve Awford)


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