SN6963 : Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Swyddffynnon, Ceredigion/Sir Ceredigion, Great Britain

Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion
Dismantled railway course near Tregaron, Ceredigion
East of Maes-llyn farm, looking towards Tregaron..

The Manchester and Milford Railway (which went to neither place) closed in 1965, but the track bed adjacent to and across part of the Cors Caron nature reserve is now used as a public footpath and the National Cycle Route No 82 (Fishguard to Machynlleth via Lampeter and Aberystwyth).

Wikipedia states that this was the Carmarthen to Aberystwyth Line, a standard gauge branch line of the Great Western Railway in Wales. As a result of floods and the Beeching Axe, the line closed throughout to passengers from 1965, and to freight from Pont Llanio creamery near Tregaron to Aberaeron Junction near Lampeter in 1970.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Saturday, 20 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 696 631 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:15.0730N 3:54.6658W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 697 632
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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