SJ9853 : The line to Stoke

taken 7 years ago, near to Cheddleton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

The line to Stoke
The line to Stoke
This track heads off westward from Leekbrook Junction and may eventually link the Churnet Valley Railway to the national system at Stoke-on-Trent again.
Churnet Valley Railway :: SJ9852
A preserved railway line near Leek in Staffordshire, running from Froghall up the valley to Cheddleton with one intermediate stop at Consall, and (since 2011) on an extension to a former quarry at Cauldon Low, where as of 2012 there is no station. The society has plans to connect to the national network at Stoke-on-Trent.

The lines were originally constructed by the North Staffordshire Railway (the "Knotty"). According to one writer, "the buildings on the Churnet Valley line are of local stone, straightforwardly neo-Tudor, and effective" [Lloyd & Insall, "Railway Station Architecture", David & Charles 1978, p.17].
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SJ9853, 48 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 980 537 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.8474N 2:1.8158W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 981 538
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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