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The thaw

Posted in Croydon, England by folkestonejack on December 4, 2010

It was a relief to hear the sound of dripping around town today that indicated the thaw was well under way, even if it still isn’t exactly tropical!

In the morning there was still plenty of snow on the ground when I made a detour from my christmas shopping to see what was happening on the rails south of East Croydon. I was surprised to see a couple of diesels (one class 73 and one class 37) running light engine – I don’t know whether they were helping to clear the lines, heading out to rescue a train or on some other mission but interesting to see nevetheless…

Electro-diesel 73202 at East Croydon on the morning of 4th December 2010

Electro-diesel 73202 at East Croydon on the morning of 4th December 2010

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