SH4036 : Abererch Station

taken 3 years ago, near to Abererch, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Abererch Station
Abererch Station
This diminutive halt is not especially well used but does provide access to the nearby beach; in the 1960s British Railways had a camping coach (holiday accommodation in a converted railway carriage) here. At the time of this photograph the line had been closed since the previous November, although engineering and staff familiarisation trains had begun to run prior to the planned 1st September reopening date. This suspension of service was primarily caused by movement detected as a result of the construction of a new bridge at Pont Briwet, but winter storms caused a great deal of damage on this route and there would have been a lengthy closure anyway.
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SH4036, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 26 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4035 3608 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.9032N 4:22.4945W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4032 3606
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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