An HST service for Bristol accelerates out of Chippenham station see image 49442 over the Western Arches. The arches were built in 1841 and widened in 1848; there is a pub named after the designer (IKB, no less) just beyond the big arch on the left.

Location: Chippenham

Company: Great Western Railway

Photographer: Ken Strachan

Contact photographer: Ken Strachan

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Date: 10/10/2015

Image number: 52912

Tags: Bo-Bo British Rail Engineering Limited Class 43 (HST) Diesel-electric InterCity 125
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