SU6332 : Railhead just East of Ropley

taken 35 years ago, near to Ropley Dean, Hampshire, Great Britain

Railhead just East of Ropley
Railhead just East of Ropley
This is an example of the rail laying gang at work on the Watercress Line in May 1982. The Yellow machines ahead of the gang are called Boyer-Schwartz track layers. Two of these machines run on wide accommodation rails, they are self propelled and run back to pick up a track panel and transport to the railhead where they lower the panel to the ground, this is then bolted to the previously laid panel and so on.
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SU6332, 96 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
May 1982   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 28 January, 2008
Category
Railway (under construction)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 634 327 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.4447N 1:5.7491W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 633 327
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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