West and South

On to the South and West of England, and we start with the Looe branch.

Coombe Jn 15/07/80 (s2249.jpg)

A viewed from the rear of a DMU car W51052, shows the lines from Liskeard and Looe converging at Coombe Jn.

Coombe Jn 15/07/80 (s2250.jpg)

And here is the fully signalled layout at Coombe Jn with the fright line to Moorswater on the right. 15th July 1980.

47511 at Penzance 15/07/80 (s2254.jpg)

Moving on to Penzance, here is 47511 on the 21:35 sleeper to Paddington. Two other 47s are also present.

Ryde Pier Head 16/07/80 (s2255.jpg)

Finally to Ryde via London and Dover. Here unit 043 departs Ryde Pier Head for Shanklin.