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Shoe Boxes @Clapham Junction
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No: 19235   Contributor: Jakthe lad   Year: 2014   Manufacturer: English Electric Company   Country: England
Shoe Boxes @Clapham Junction

While waiting for a train to London Waterloo heard the familiar sound of a Class 73 just had time to spin round and take a snap,this was on the down Sth London Metro line towards Balham 20.1.14
Picture added on 19 January 2014 at 16:04
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Class 73/2 no. 73201, named 'Broadlands' on 21 May 2009 during the Eastleigh Works centenary, formerly E6049 and 73142.
The epithet "Shoebox" presumably came about because of the narrow box-like body, which allowed use all over the Southern Region network including through the narrow tunnels on the Hastings Line.

Added by Peter Langsdale on 19 January 2014.
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