73082 Camelot Locomotive Society
The Society owns the preserved British Railways Standard 5MT Steam Locomotive 73082 Camelot, which runs on the Bluebell Railway in Sussex, Southern England.
Here is a set of images of 73082 Camelot working on the Kent Coast and out of Waterloo on the Southern Region, during its mainline career before withdrawal in 1966.
Camelot at Chestfield, Kent Coast, this is likely to be the earliest photograph taken of the locomotive in service. P J RANSOME-WALLIS, 2 July 1955 (Scanned from "Trains Illustrated" )
Camelot on a Ramsgate train in 1955, believed to be another very early image, as there is no shedplate on the smokebox door. UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER.
73082 on the down boat train, 2.30 pm. ex-Victoria, at Petts Wood Junction, 23rd July, 1955. © P HOOPER
73082 at Dover Marine, 2nd August, 1955 © L HANSON
73082 passes Herne Hill on the 8.35 am Victoria to Ramsgate, June, 1956. © D W WINKWORTH
Brixton, c 1957, probably on a Kent Coast service. UNKNOWN
73082 "Camelot" coming off the Salisbury line at Worting Junction with a Summer Saturday relief train, May 1962, J OATWAY.
73082 Camelot with a parcel van train at Micheldever, May 1962. J SNELL.
73082 "Camelot" at speed on the Down Slow line at Basingstoke, on a Waterloo to Southampton Docks Boat Train, September 1963. © G R SIVIOUR
Camelot at Didcot 1964 DAVID ANDERSON
Basingstoke, 1964, UBKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER.
Proof that Camelot did work on the Somerset and Dorset. Green Park Shed, Bath, 1964, A NEWMAN.
Camelot at Axminster, possibly November 1965, UNKNOWN.
Camelot at Taplow, January 1966, © M CRANSWICK.
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