SO6107 : Parkend railway station signal box

taken 7 years ago, near to Parkend, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Parkend railway station signal box
Parkend railway station signal box
Viewed from New Road. The signal box is at the north end of Parkend station. This is the northermost point reached by passenger services on the heritage Dean Forest Railway line from Lydney Junction.
The line continues for a short distance beyond the level crossing on Crown Lane. A part of the white crossing gate can be seen behind the signal box. This section is used for locomotive manoeuvring, specifically to allow a locomotive to changes tracks in preparation for the return journey. A set of points beyond the south end of the station allows the locomotive to complete the manoeuvre.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 26 June, 2010
Category
Railway signal box   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 617 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.0535N 2:33.3849W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 616 078
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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