SO6204 : Norchard Low Level platform

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

Norchard Low Level platform
Norchard Low Level platform
This is the very image of a small country station somewhere on the GWR system in the 1930s. But appearances can be deceptive, as up until the mid 1960s there were freight sidings for the nearby mine and power station, which was on the site of the station car park. The Dean Forest Railway have done a fantastic job of creating a wayside station from nothing; it's a great place to wander around for half an hour or so. The delayed 11.09 service to Lydney has just arrived at the High Level platform, situated on the main running lines to the right of the shot.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Norchard 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6287 0427 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:44.1540N 2:32.3450W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6288 0433
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Preserved Railway  Dean Forest Railway 

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