SN6658 : Overgrown railway trackbed south-west of Tregaron, Ceredigion

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

Overgrown railway trackbed south-west of Tregaron, Ceredigion
Overgrown railway trackbed south-west of Tregaron, Ceredigion
Near Trecefel farm, and looking past the ivy which smothers the side of the old bridge, this is where the former Manchester and Milford Railway went on its way towards Lampeter.

The Manchester and Milford Railway (which went to neither place) closed in 1965.

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
Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 666 585 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.5217N 3:57.1398W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SN 667 585
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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