SN6862 : Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion

taken 7 years ago, near to Tregaron, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion
Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion
Looking north-east towards Pontrhydfendigaid from near the southern limit of the publicly open track.

The Manchester and Milford Railway (which went to neither place) closed in 1965, but the track bed adjacent to and across part of the Cors Caron nature reserve is now used as a public footpath and the National Cycle Route No 82 (Fishguard to Machynlleth via Lampeter and Aberystwyth).

Wikipedia states that this was the Carmarthen to Aberystwyth Line, a standard gauge branch line of the Great Western Railway in Wales. As a result of floods and the Beeching Axe, the line closed throughout to passengers from 1965, and to freight from Pont Llanio creamery near Tregaron to Aberaeron Junction near Lampeter in 1970.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 January, 2012
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Paths  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 688 620 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.4715N 3:55.3570W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 687 620
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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