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70013Oliver Cromwell on the Great Central Railway

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Photographer: © Mike Freeman (Gallery)(16th June 2013)
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70013Oliver Cromwell on the Great Central Railway

One of 55 of the "Britannia" class Oliver Cromwell was built at Crewe Works, being completed on 30 May 1951. 70013 was initially allocated to Norwich depot (BR shed code 32A) on the Eastern Region of British Railways and employed on London to Norwich expresses. Some of the Norwich diagrams (the day's operating schedule for a locomotive) required two return trips a day to London totalling 460 miles. The introduction of the Britannia Pacifics revolutionised express services in East Anglia.

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Camera Make: Panasonic Model: DMC-FZ28
Exposure Program: Program, Focal length: 4.8 mm, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/400 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: June 16, 2013, 12:26 pm
ImageID:1176612, Image size: 2540 x 1811 pixels

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Comment by Una Brister(17th June 2013)

Fabulous shot Mike ,very good information.

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Comment by Josh Stretton(17th June 2013)

Great shot,thanks for the info

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Comment by David SwannPremier Member! Click for more info..(18th June 2013)

Nice shot, well framed and presented

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Comment by Zbigniew Siwik(18th June 2013)

Excellent , b&w really works

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