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NSE Class 50, 50005 at Starcross.
In revised Network South East livery, 50005 -'Collingwood' disturbs the early morning quiet at Starcross on the Exe estuary at 07.33am, as it calls with the 07.12 Newton Abbot to Exeter St Davids service on May 31st 1988. Once at Exeter the 50 & stock would form an up service to London Waterloo.
50005 was new from Vulcan Foundry in January 1968, numbered D405 it was a London Midland Region loco until electrification on the WCML North of Weaver Junction saw the loco transferred to the Western Region in 1974.
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