ST1136 : King Edward I crosses the railway bridge, Water Hill

taken 8 years ago, near to Lower Vexford, Somerset, Great Britain

King Edward I crosses the railway bridge, Water Hill
King Edward I crosses the railway bridge, Water Hill
The West Somerset Railway (WSR) is a railway line that originally linked Taunton and Watchet. It opened in 1862 and was extended from Watchet to Minehead by the Minehead Railway in 1874. It was closed in 1971 but was then reopened in 1976 as a heritage railway.
At 22.75 miles, it is the longest privately owned passenger rail line in the country, however services normally only operate on the 19.5 miles between Bishops Lydeard and Minehead.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 January, 2010
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Steam engines   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 116 366 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:7.3215N 3:15.8348W
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 116 366
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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