TF4158 : Platelayers Heaven

taken 10 years ago, near to New Leake, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Platelayers Heaven
Platelayers Heaven
Nothing winding about this long (iron)road. The former East Lincs railway used to be listed as the longest section of straight track in Great Britain. It lost the crown to a section near Gilberdyke, Yorks in the early 1970's when it was truncated at Firsby. There are 14 miles still in use and the two aspect colour light signal can be observed from Red Cap Lane level crossing almost 9 miles to the south west on clear dark night.
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TF4158, 3 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 March, 2007
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 415 582 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.1599N 0:6.8067E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 414 580
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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