SO8218 : Course of Gloucester Docks Branch railway

taken 3 years ago, near to Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Course of Gloucester Docks Branch railway
Course of Gloucester Docks Branch railway
Taken looking towards Over, at the point where the former line crosses Alney Island Nature Reserve. Alney Island is so called because it's bordered on all four sides by two channels of the Severn. The reserve is a good place to see all manner of birds, insects and butterflies and features large areas of wet grassland and flood meadows. Though it's not obvious from this view, on the aerial shots of the railway line it's immediately obvious that it was built for double broad gauge track.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Gloucester 
River (from Tags)
Severn 
Primary Subject of Photo
Nature Reserve 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8214 1851 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.8928N 2:15.6466W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8220 1837
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Docks Railway  Alney Island  Floodplain Meadows 

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