No. D0280

  • Shirebrook diesel depot

    Shirebrook diesel depot

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    Robin Stewart-Smith remembers the busy Nottinghamshire motive power depot which, in its heyday, provided locos for many coal trains emanating from local collieries. SHIREBROOK Diesel Depot officially opened in June 1965 as a new-build ‘running shed’ resulting from the BR’s Modernisation Plans. It was ideally placed to service the diesel locomotive fleet that worked the…

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