NT0702 : Beattock Station

taken 56 years ago, near to Beattock, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Beattock Station
Beattock Station, taken 56 years ago
View northward, towards Carstairs and Glasgow, also (formerly) Moffat. Carlisle - Glasgow West Coast Main Line, summit of celebrated Beattock Bank (steepest from the south, requiring banking engines). Branch to Moffat closed 6/4/64 (passengers 6/12/54); Beattock station closed 3/1/72. As of 2014 there is a movement afoot to reopen it.
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year taken
1961
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Date Taken
6 October 1961   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 March, 2010
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 077 024 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:18.4315N 3:27.2973W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 077 024
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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