Inscription on reverse reads: “Last train leaving Foxton”
Taken from the north this photograph is of the last railcar to leave Foxton station. A crowd stands on the eastern railway embankment and in front of the railway station. On the track to the west of the railcar is a railway wagon.
2 copies of this photograph
Any use of this image must be accompanied by the credit “Foxton Historical Society”
Update October 2015:
We received an email from Richard Armstrong with a photo and a link to this YouTube video of the last railcar at Foxton:
"Further information for you is that the last passenger train on the Foxton Branch was on Saturday 18th July 1959 hauled by steam locomotive A 601 a YouTube clip of this trip can be seen here: Foxton Last Train 18 July 1959.avi
The last freight train ran a few days after and the line formally closed on the 27th July 1959."