45106 Oxford 5 November 1988

45106 passes through the centre road of Oxford station on 5 November 1988 with the Pathfinder Tours 1Z37 06:00 Manchester Piccadilly to Weymouth 'Wessex Adventurer' railtour. Although it is very difficult to tell in these miserable weather conditions, 45106 had recently been repainted into green livery, to mark the rundown of the class. Unfortunately, it suffered severe fire damage a few months after this picture was taken, and was withdrawn. This is therefore the only occasion on which I saw it in green, other than whilst it was dumped at Tinsley. Consequently this very poor Kodachrome 200 image will have to serve as a record.