73142 with a class 491 (4TC) trailer unit
15 June 1980

Earlier number carried: E6049,   Later number carried: 73201

On a summer Sunday back in 1980, 73142 works between Reading and Basingstoke on diesel power with 4TC four car trailer unit number 434.

 For more pictures and a brief history of this loco click here 

 To see how this loco looked 25 years later (SWT) click here   and 29 years later back in BR blue click here