Epping Forest

View through rear of class 117 diesel unit returning from Epping Forest to North Weald on the Epping Ongar Railway, on 23rd February 2020. The train is passing beneath the bridge carrying the M11 motorway. When this was built in 1977, the line was still in use by LUL Central Line tube trains and the bridge only allowed enough headroom for their restricted height. When the line became a heritage line, the track beneath the bridge had to be lowered by a depth of 18 ft. to allow for the larger rolling stock that would thenceforth use the line.

Location: Epping Forest

Company: Ongar Extension (Great Eastern Railway)

Photographer: David Bosher

Contact photographer: David Bosher

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Date: 23/02/2020

Image number: 72777