EPW048658 ENGLAND (1935). The goods yard, railway station and environs, Whitefield, 1935

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Title [EPW048658] The goods yard, railway station and environs, Whitefield, 1935
Reference EPW048658
Date July-1935
Link
Place name WHITEFIELD
Parish
District
Country ENGLAND
Easting / Northing 380614, 405996
Longitude / Latitude -2.2926277953512, 53.549994608108
National Grid Reference SD806060

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The dark extra rail alongside the running rails is the wood encased side contact rail for the electric trains running from Manchester (Victoria) to Bury and onto Holcombe Brook. It was charged at 1200 volts Direct Current, thus the need for the extra safety precautions.

John Wass
Saturday 2nd of May 2015 11:55:27 AM