TQ8209 : Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway

taken 6 years ago, near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway
Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway
Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway, Rock-a-Nore Station.
The Hastings Miniature Railway is a 10 1⁄4 in (260 mm) gauge miniature railway located on the seafront at Hastings in East Sussex, England.
Opened in 1948, it remains a popular tourist attraction to the present day. The line was re-opened in the summer of 2011 after a period of reconstruction and restoration, which coincided with a forced closure of the eastern part of the line, to facilitate building work on a new art gallery adjacent to the railway.
Rock-a-Nore Station is the headquarters of the railway. Originally it had one platform, later developed to two; it has now returned to a single platform. A turntable was installed around 1960, and removed around 1980. In 2011 the turntable was restored. The station has always featured a station building, engine shed, carriage shed, and sidings. Since 2011 it also features a purpose-built engineering workshop. The station is located in the fishing industry's area of Hastings, and is surrounded by fishing net houses, fishing boats, and the fishermen's church and museum.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8272 0947 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.3527N 0:35.6806E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 82757 09468
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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