NN0429 : Callander and Oban Railway

taken 7 years ago, 4 km from Taynuilt, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Callander and Oban Railway
Callander and Oban Railway
Pass of Brander, the wires are not a fence, but a rockfall detector. Rock hits the wire and trips the signals mechanically. In June 2010 there was a derailment due to rockfall.

The Pass of Brander is fault shattered and the rock is unstable on the steep slopes.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Railway (from Tags)
Callander and Oban Railway  Caledonian Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 0406 2918 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:24.8440N 5:10.6715W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 0401 2919
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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