The curved platform at Manningtree gives the driver of Norwich-bound 47 605 a good view of proceedings on April 8th 1985. Electrification work was nearing completion for the 'switch-on' to Ipswich and Harwich. The remaining section to Norwich was completed the following year and Class 47s were destined to be replaced by Class 86s on London-Norwich services.

Location: Manningtree

Company: Eastern Union Railway

Photographer: Mark Dufton

Contact photographer: Mark Dufton

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Date: 08/04/1985

Image number: 26038

Tags: Brush Traction Class 47 Co-Co Diesel Type 4
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