Monday, 19 June 2017

Class 33 Locomotive Cab Front at Night Basingstoke Photo

Night Photo of the cab front of a Crompton Class 33 locomotive on sidings at Basingstoke station
Photo: Charles Moorhen

Cab front of an unidentified Class 33 diesel locomotive stabled for the night on a siding at Basingstoke station in the late 1980's.

The Class 33 stands close to where one of Basingstoke's signal boxes once stood.

As a young boy I was lucky enough, with a friend of mine, to be able to visit the signal box in question and watch for a while the steam-hauled trains going back and forth.  It was a treat that I will never forget.

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