St Philips Marsh HST Depot
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St Philips Marsh HST Depot opened in September 1975 at a cost of £1.5 million. It was built on the site of former cattle pens.
The prototype HST stands on A road with Driver Bill Fripp. February 1977. © Peter Rendall
253025 is in pristine condition for working the Queen's jubilee train from Bristol to Bath. A royal protection squad radio aerial has been fixed to the nose. Fitters Chris Griffiths (L) and Alan Burge stand proudly in front of the train on 'D' road. August 1977. © Peter Rendall
Shunting a powercar in 1978. An ex-GWR six-wheel milk tanker is visible on the right. © Peter Rendall
This photo was taken on 20.2.81 and is of Ron Ferris who was the Senior Shift Supervisor at the depot at the time. © Mark Ferris