ST5684 : Pilning railway station, South Gloucestershire

taken 4 years ago, near to Pilning, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Pilning railway station, South Gloucestershire
Pilning railway station, South Gloucestershire
Opened in 1886 by the Great Western Railway on the line from Bristol to South Wales through the Severn Tunnel, this station replaced a previous one just out of view to the left which was at a lower level and took the original line to New Passage, where passengers boarded a ferry across the River Severn.
View south east towards Patchway and Bristol. At the time this image was taken, only 2 trains per week stopped here, both on a Saturday.
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ST5684, 34 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5662 8435 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:33.3813N 2:37.6265W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5658 8438
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Railway Station  Great Western Railway  Train Station 

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