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Our image shows a BR Standard locomotive, number 77012, standing at Kettleness Station, pre 1959. Another station which has found a new lease of life – as a Scout Activity Centre – the coast line being closed in 1958 some 5 years before Dr Beeching. Usage was only heavy in the summer, whilst the tunnels and bridges were expensive to maintain.
Image courtesy of the Pem Holliday Collection and Maurice Grayson, particular thanks to Simon Chapman for pertinent information.

1 comment to Kettleness

  • Duncan Sellers

    That station brings back memories for me of when I was in the Cubs and Scouts. Used to go down there quite often for camps initially and then for maintenance more latterly.

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