975042 Oxford (Walton Well Road) 7 April 1990

Departmental unit 975042 (formerly 55019 and still at this time carrying its set number L119) ambles over the river bridge near Walton Well Road, Oxford, on 7 April 1990 with a northbound crew training run. 55019 had a relatively short life as a passenger carrying unit, being taken into departmental use as early as 1969. Note the extensive area of allotments in the background (formerly much used by local railwaymen) with Wytham Hill in the distance.