SH6706 : Abergynolwyn railway station

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

Abergynolwyn railway station
Abergynolwyn railway station
The platform and main building, seen from a train heading for Tywyn Wharf. The building contains a cafe; trains normally pause here for around 25 minutes on their way back to Tywyn so passenger can make use of the facilities here, the exception being the last train, which pauses on its way up. Abergynolwyn was the passenger terminus of the line until the extension to Nant Gwernol (which had been freight only) was opened well into the preservation era, in 1976. The station is up the hillside about half a mile from Abergynolwyn village, so was probably not especially attractive to use for the residents. In the days before motor transport, supplies were delivered to the village via a rope worked incline down the hillside from the railway.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6704 0633 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.3026N 3:57.9789W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6704 0631
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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