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D9000 at Stow

D9000 hauling the 17:00hrs Liverpool Street to Norwich at Stowmarket on 1st Sept 1998 (K.Wright)

20s ex Sizewell

A pair of Class 20s hauling nuclear waste flasks ex Sizewell Power Station through Stowmarket in July 2004.(K.Wright)

Hastings Unit at Stow

A Hastings Unit No 1001 hauling a rail tour to East Anglia, passing through Stowmarket on 25th Sept.2004.(K.Wright)

70012atHaughley

'Britannia' Class 70012 "John of Gaunt" at Haughley Junction

47571atStow

Class 47 loco 47571 at Stowmarket Station.


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On the evening of 21st June 1982, two mail trains collided as they passed over Haughley Junction. The trains involved were the London to Norwich & the Peterborough to Ipswich mail trains hauled by Class 31 locomotives 31196 & 31206. Happily, no-one was seriously injured.

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Recovery of the damaged coaches underway following the crash at Haughley Junction.

HaughleyCrash02

De-railed coaches at the crash site, photographed in early July 1982 (R.Harrison)

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Undamaged coaches parked up in Stowmarket sidings (R.Harrison).


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