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Ahh, Montpelier Bristol, my old local station. Looks like it's had a bit of a paint job since I last went there.


A few pics from Vic Berry's Scrapyard, Leicester, England.


"Vic Berry's is a large, abandoned railway scrapyard in the Goods Yard and Engine Shed area of south central Leicester. It is currently maintained by British Road Services.


Making use of its rail link with the Leicester to Burton line, a great deal of trains were accumulated in what became famously large stacks of trains.


Vic Berry's permanently closed for business in the 1990s after one of these stacks of scrap trains containing some sort of refuse (possibly asbestos) caught fire."


circa 8/87:

















A variety of rolling stock reaches skyward on August 18th 1990.



August 18th 1990 CIE 219.


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take two on the portugal flix.


Trainspotter says of first pic, "Apeadeiro de Paul [Paul Station], Linha do Oeste. DMU 0450. Regional from Caldas da Rainha to Meleças" and the second pic is Outeiro Station.




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