SW5130 : St Michael's Mount - cable hauled railway

near to Marazion, Cornwall, Great Britain

St Michael's Mount - cable hauled railway
St Michael's Mount - cable hauled railway
This 200 metre long cable hauled railway runs up to the castle from the harbour side via a steep tunnel. There is an impressive safety cage round this bottom station and it is clear that serious thought has been given to accident prevention. More pictures and data may be found at LinkExternal link
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2012
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
St Michaels Mount 
Railway (from Tags)
Funicular 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 5146 3003 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:7.0919N 5:28.6879W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 5146 3004
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Railway  Railway Tunnel  Cable Railway 

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