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Alcester Station (MR) - GWR facilities and branchline visitors

GWR Route: Alcester to Bearley


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Alcester Station - MR (33) Alcester Station - GWR (12) Alcester Shed - GWR (6)

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GWR 517 class, 0-4-2T No.203, with a non-corridor, bogie brake coach and a four wheel passenger brake van
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GWR ‘517’ class, 0-4-2T No.203, with a non-corridor, bogie brake coach and a four wheel passenger brake van
GWR 517 class 0-4-2T No.1157 with auto trailer No.76 waiting to depart from the platform at Alcester for Bearley
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GWR ‘517’ class 0-4-2T No.1157 with auto trailer No.76 waits to depart from Alcester for Bearley
GWR Collett 48xx class 0-4-2T No 4814 with 70 diagram A29 auto trailer No 216 stands in Alcester down platform
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GWR Collett 48xx class 0-4-2T No 4814 with 70’ diagram A29 auto trailer No 216 stands in Alcester down platform
An unidentified Great Western 517 class 0-4-2T propels a auto trailer from Bearley into Alcester Station
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An unidentified Great Western ‘517’ class 0-4-2T propels a auto trailer from Bearley into Alcester Station

Close up showing a GWR Auto Trailer standing in the throat of the station's goods yard
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Close up showing the branches' GWR Auto Trailer standing in the throat of the station's goods yard
GWR Brake Van No. 35860 (diagram AA3)  seen on the Alcester Branch for use on the mixed trains
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GWR Brake Van No. 35860 (diagram AA3) seen on the Alcester Branch for use on the mixed trains
The Midland Railway Home Signal located opposite the end of the engine shed head shunt
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The Midland Railway Home Signal located opposite the end of the engine shed head shunt
The Alcester Branch viewed from the Alcester Rd Bridge looking towards Alcester Junction
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The Alcester Branch viewed from the Alcester Rd Bridge looking towards Alcester Junction

Post World War One view of the junction with the Midland Railway's Evesham to Birmingham line showing the lifted track
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Post World War One view of the junction with the MR's Evesham to Birmingham line showing the lifted track
Close up of Alcester junction where the GWR branch joined the MR line
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Close up of the MR Signal Box sited opposite the branch and the truncated track at the start of the branch
Looking towards the Alcester Rd from the engine shed with the line secured from being used
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Looking from the junction of the MR's line showing the head shunt on the right used by GWR locomotives
View taken during the closure period showing the branch track bed and Alcester Road bridge
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View taken during the closure period showing the branch track bed and Alcester Road bridge

Alcester Station - MR (33) Alcester Station - GWR (12) Alcester Shed - GWR (6)