SX5692 : Smooth Operator!

taken 12 years ago, near to Meldon, Devon, Great Britain

Smooth Operator!
Smooth Operator!
This is a rail grinding train. Usually working at night this train is used to grind and shape the rail-head profile of railway tracks, which are often damaged over a long period of heavy traffic. The particular line that this unit was operating on is used for the transportation of heavy stone trains from Meldon Quarry.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 December, 2008
Railway maintenance equipment   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 566 925 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:42.8635N 4:1.9539W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 566 926
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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