SU1789 : Disused GWR Highworth branch line

taken 8 years ago, near to Stanton Fitzwarren, Swindon, Great Britain

Disused GWR Highworth branch line
Disused GWR Highworth branch line
Trackbed of the disused Great Western Railways (GWR) Highworth branch line between Kingsdown Road and Kingsdown Lane. The line was built by the Swindon and Highworth Light Railway Company who sold it to the GWR before the first train ran because of faults they could not afford to repair. The first train ran in 1883. The line above Kingsdown Junction (of which this is a part) was closed in 1962, the remaining line to Swindon in 1964. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Thursday, 15 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1743 8923 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.0986N 1:44.9842W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1744 8919
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Disused Railway  GWR 

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