TQ8209 : Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway

near to Hastings, East Sussex, Great Britain

Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway
Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway
Hastings, Hastings Miniature Railway, Marine Parade Station, HMR Locomotive No. 4 'Speedy Fizzle'.
The Hastings Miniature Railway is a 10 1⁄4 in (260 mm) gauge miniature railway located on the seafront at Hastings, a seaside resort, town, and ancient cinque port, 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.
Marine Parade Station has been the western terminus of the railway since 1959. There is a single platform (to the south of the running line), a large station building and ticket office, and a run-round loop. The station is located in the centre of the tourist area of Hastings, on the main coast road, and is surrounded by hotels, attractions, rides, amusements, and restaurants. Following track relaying in early 2012, the station track-plan also features a short siding.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Helmut Zozmann and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2012
· Find out how to reuse this image · For example on your webpage, blog, a forum, or Wikipedia. ·
Discuss There are 8 posts in a discussion
on TQ8209
(preview on the left)
Modify Suggest an update to this image Email Contact the contributor
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
TQ8209, 3100 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Thursday, 19 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 October, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8234 0935 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:51.2952N 0:35.3535E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 82315 09358
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

This page has been viewed about 7 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register