SK4929 : A new view

taken 9 years ago, near to Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

A new view
A new view
The opening of the new East Midlands Parkway Station has created some new views in the area. This is looking from the new access bridge towards Ratcliffe Power Station. The stub of railway track just showing at the bottom is the remains of the southern access into the power station site. It is a relic of the days when the Leicestershire coalfield was still operating and feeding this location. Now all the coal comes from the north - Nottinghamshire/Yorkshire pits and imports via Immingham.
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SK4929, 146 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 3 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 February, 2009
Category
Power Station > Power station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 498 296 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.7277N 1:15.6873W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 497 293
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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