TM4290 : Beccles station yard looking north

taken 11 years ago, near to Beccles, Suffolk, Great Britain

Beccles  station yard looking north
Beccles station yard looking north
Beccles station with its now single line to Lowestoft. Beccles was once an important junction, being on the East Suffolk line. The mainline once went to Yarmouth South Town but now only the branch to Lowestoft survives. Also the branch to Tivetshall went off to the left. The middle platform was be reused soon as a new loop is to go in soon between Beccles and Lowestoft increasing services.
The signal box was located on the left (demolished in the 1980s when the line was singled) and the turntable pit still survives albeit filled in. The engine shed was also demolished in 2006 to be replaced by the focus DIY in the distance.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 September, 2008
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 426 905 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.5220N 1:34.1705E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 426 904
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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