SM9538 : Fishguard railway station photo-survey (8)

taken 8 years ago, near to Goodwick, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Fishguard railway station photo-survey (8)
Fishguard railway station photo-survey (8)
Looking in the down direction at the groundframe controlling points on the approach to Fishguard railway station.

Fishguard is the terminus of a single track branch from Clarbeston Road Junction [LinkExternal link] on the West Wales line. The station is managed by Stena, the ferry operator, and the train service is operated by Arriva Trains Wales.

The station and adjacent deep water berths at Fishguard were built by the Great Western Railway as a terminal for the Atlantic passenger trade. Today, the port serves only ferries to Ireland and the station, reduced to a shadow of its former glory, is served by two passenger trains each day to meet the ferry sailings.
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SM9538, 79 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 October, 2009
Category
Railway infrastructure   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 950 387 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.5769N 4:59.2270W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SM 950 387
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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