SP2603 : Course of railway line

taken 11 years ago, near to Alvescot, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Course of railway line
Course of railway line
The remains of the (Oxford to) Fairford branch line. Looking in the direction of Fairford (next station Langford) from near to a bridge carrying a farm track and footpath over it.
This 22 mile line ran through a sparsely populated area of Oxfordshire and relied on transporting milk to London for most of its revenue. It saw much traffic during the second World War, serving three R.A.F. airfields: Fairford, Brize Norton & Broadwell. This part of the line was closed in 1962.
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SP2603, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 January, 2007
Category
Railway (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 268 032 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.6129N 1:36.8031W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 2699 0344
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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