TQ5434 : Eridge station: old and new trains

taken 9 years ago, near to Boarshead, East Sussex, Great Britain

Eridge station: old and new trains
Eridge station: old and new trains
The left hand train here, hauled by a 1950s diesel locomotive (33063), is on the private Spa Valley Railway. The fairly new "Turbostar" multiple unit entering the station at right is a Southern Railway train to London Bridge.
Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway is a heritage railway opened in 1996. Running for 4 miles from Tunbridge Wells to Eridge, with Groombridge and High Rocks stations mid point. The line originally connected to the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway lines until it finally closed in May 1985 but in March 2011 the line was reconnected to Eridge and the main line to London.

Some of the original station buildings have now been converted to other uses, Tunbridge Wells a restaurant and Groombridge to offices.

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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 8 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Eridge Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5426 3450 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.3445N 0:12.0768E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5425 3450
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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