The closing of the Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway. A crowd at Tollesbury greeting the arrival of the last passenger train from Kelvedon, before the line was closed for passenger traffic. Tom Driberg, (MP for Maldon including Witham), acted as the honorary fireman for the last journey, and is shown right of centre (dark hair, no hat), helping down Captain R E Lawler (retired), an official of the company.
|Date taken||5 May 1951|
|Source||Front cover of the book 'The Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway' by N J Stapleton, published in 1962 by Bledlow Press, Branch-Line Handbooks Borrowed from John Newman|