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Ryde

Nº35 Freshwater pauses at Ryde St Johns with a train for Ryde Pierhead on 3rd September 1961. This was one of two IoW O2s that were fitted with push-pull apparatus.

photograph by Chris Knowles-Thomas

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Ryde O2 Nš29 Alverstone is about to be presented with the single line token at Ryde St Johns for the single line section beyond Smallbrook Junction on the Sandown/Ventnor line on the last day for the Ventnor section.

photograph by Ray Soper

 
With the token aboard the train is now ready to depart. This is obviously a winter photograph as in the summer period the line from Ryde St Johns to Smallbrook Junction was worked as double track.

photograph by Ray Soper

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Ryde Another O2, appears to be NºW31 Chale and train in the platform at Ryde St.John's Road.

photograph by Keith Harwood

 
NºW35, Freshwater pauses at the platform.

photograph by Keith Harwood

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Ryde O2 NºW35 Freshwater at the head of a train for Cowes in Ryde St John's Road station. Looking pretty deserted, it is just one week before closure, though this station was to re-open with a new, electric, train service to Shanklin.

photograph by Keith Harwood

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