43002 Little Bedwyn 22 October 1983

43002 passes Little Bedwyn on 22 October 1983 with the 1B72 12:45 Paddington to Plymouth service. St Michael's church, with its 600 year old spire, must have featured in thousands of railway pictures from the days of steam, to the present day. This picture is taken from the steps of a footbridge that crosses both the railway and the Kennet & Avon Canal.