SJ2142 : River Dee and station platform

taken 47 years ago, near to Llangollen, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

River Dee and station platform
River Dee and station platform
The river Dee and a corner of the then derelict station platform at Llangollen seen from the bridge. The former GWR standard gauge route between Ruabon and Barmouth had been closed to passengers in 1965 then freight in 1968 and the tracks lifted shortly afterwards. From 1975 onwards the route between Llangollen and Corwen has gradually been restored as a heritage railway.

A similar view in 2011, showing the re-opened station: SJ2142 : Llangollen Station and River Dee
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SJ2142, 610 images   (more nearby )
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E Gammie   (find more nearby)
Date Taken
1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 214 421 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.2664N 3:10.2758W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 215 421
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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