ST5672 : Clifton Rocks Railway

taken 12 years ago, near to Clifton, Bristol, Great Britain

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Clifton Rocks Railway
Clifton Rocks Railway
It is easy to miss this as you pass by on the Portway. The funicular railway was in use for 40 years between 1893 and 1934. Even when it closed it then had a used as a base for the BBC during WWII.

The tunnel is 500 feet long, through limestone and is brick lined. You can read more about the history of the Clifton Rocks Railway here LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 20 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 May, 2006
Railways > Funicular railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5659 7285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.1775N 2:37.5673W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5657 7283
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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