SU1789 : Trackbed, Swindon and Highworth Light Railway, Stanton Park, Swindon (1)

taken 8 years ago, near to Stanton Fitzwarren, Swindon, Great Britain

Trackbed, Swindon and Highworth Light Railway, Stanton Park, Swindon (1)
Trackbed, Swindon and Highworth Light Railway, Stanton Park, Swindon (1)
The S&HLR was never one of the stellar performers in the railway firmament. It went bust before a wheel turned and was sold to the Great Western Railway who managed to get it going in 1883. It soldiered on until 1962 when the last train ran over its metals. For a potted history please see here LinkExternal link and for more photos of the old line see the links in this one SU1789 : Trackbed, Swindon and Highworth Light Railway, Stanton Park, Swindon (2)
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SU1789, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 October, 2009
Category
Railway (dismantled)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 173 897 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.3847N 1:45.0606W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 173 897
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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