165037 Wolvercote Junction 27 March 2017

A very unusual working took place on 27 March 2019, when 165037 worked the 5Q71 12:50 Long Marston to Aylesbury ECS, after having some work undertaken at Long Marston. As this would bring a Chiltern Railways unit onto the Cotswold Line, this was definitely worth recording. Instead of one of my many favourite locations on the Cotswold Line, I opted for a picture of it coming off the Cotswold route at Wolvercote Junction. This was partly as it as an identifiable location, but also because the 6C96 12:40 Banbury Reservoir to Bristol East stone empties was due 15 minutes after. As can be seen in the background, the trains were a little closer together than that!