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
The disused Great Western Railways (GWR) Highworth branch line between Kingsdown Road and Kingsdown Lane. It 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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SU1789, 49 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1745 8915 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.0554N 1:44.9671W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1748 8910
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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