18 April 2010

Sunday Best: Laira 1977

Laira Depot 1977


A wonderful shot taken of Laira Depot in January 1977 by Loose_grip_99
Plymouth Liara Devon 2nd January 1977 (by loose_grip_99) ©Loose_Grip_99 Visit his Flickr site here for more great shots like this
The ex-Great Western Railway locomotive depot had been rebuilt as a modern diesel depot in the 1960s. This view was from the A374, Embankment Road, outside the boundary fence and shows Class 50 50017 &, Class 47 47116 diesels in the yard. Originally D417, later named Royal Oak, 50017 has fortunately survived and is preserved close by at the Plym Valley Railway.
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17 April
21:33 Due to major RTC @ Lipson Rd/Greenbank Rd service 24 diverted inbound via Hill Pk Cres & North Hill 23 outbound via North Hill & G'bank Rd
22:01 service 23 & 24 back to normal working. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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