L402 & L420 Oddington 9 May 1987

L402 (51377, 59487 & 51335) & L420 (51400, 59510 & 51358) pass Oddington on 9 May 1987 with one of the inaugural Network SouthEast trains from Oxford to Bicester Town. This location has now changed out of all recognition, with the vintage bullhead track replaced by a reinstated high speed double line. The level crossing from which this picture was taken has been replaced by a bridge a little further to the north. Even before all this alteration, the scene had changed considerably, as trees were planted next to the line in the former crossing keeper's garden on the right.