The Russell Pollinger Railway Collection

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Russell Pollinger, long time chariman of the Launceston Railway Circle, was also an avid collector of photo’s and newspaper clippings of railway stories, in particular the ‘withered arm’. Here in dedication to his memory is that collection in digital form.

Coryton Station
Coryton Station
Coryton Station
Coryton Station
4555 at Coryton Station with the two coach 12.40pm Launceston to Plymouth service 23rd June 1962
4555 at Coryton Station with the two coach 12.40pm Launceston to Plymouth service 23rd June 1962
4555 leaving Coryton Station with the two coach 12.40pm Launceston to Plymouth service 23rd June 1962. Apparently opposite the telegraph pole on the grassbank -bare patch- only just visible is where two small German bombs fell during the Second World War when they were trying to disrupt the rail traffic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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