LTSR 80 Southend 1956-03-11
The RCTs special train to mark the Centenary of the LT&SR, 11th March 1956. The newly restored No 80 ‘Thundersley’ is seen near Tilbury. The special train left Bishopsgate Goods at 11.15 am running the 45 miles to Shoeburyness via Tilbury. The return route (40 miles) brought the train back to Fenchurch St (5.35pm) via Plaistow. The stock included LT&SR 3rd class coach No 283 seen here immediately behind the engine.
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