Britannia over Copypit

Author/Source: 

Fergus Burman

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"Britannia's" second main line rail tour after overhaul was to take a Saphos tour around the "top" of Manchester from Crewe to Faringdon Junction and then across through Blackburn, Accrington and Burnley, over Copypit, around the new chord to Todmorden, down to Manchester and, finally back through Newton-le-Willows and up the West Coast Main Line back to Crewe - it was, unsurprisingly, sold out. We see the train leaving Accrington and then breasting the summit at Copypit in the most atrocious weather, the wind blowing everything, including the camera, around.

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