GWR pannier tanks - MikeMorant
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RCTS: Wessex Wyvern 8/7/56
GWR Collett 5700 class pannier tank no. 4624 at Melcombe Regis station which had closed to passenger traffic on March 3rd, 1952 as far as the line to Portland was concerned but remained in use as a Weymouth relief platform for main line services until September 12th, 1959.
This return trip was hauled throughout by 4624 which was a Weymouth allocated engine from March 1954 until August 1963.
[Mike Morant collection]