2012

SX9676 : Dawlish Station

taken 12 years ago, near to Dawlish, Devon, Great Britain

This is 1 of 13 images, with title Dawlish Station in this square
Dawlish Station
Dawlish Station
Great Western Railway (GWR)

The old railway company that built the lines to connect London to Wales and the South West. Isambard Kingdom Brunel (see TQ3080 : Statue of IK Brunel) designed and built much of the route between London and Penzance. LinkExternal link
Between Exeter and Plymouth is the Riviera Line LinkExternal link

Dawlish Station

Dawlish railway station is on the Great Western line. The station and line is built on the South Devon Railway Sea Wall, and has often suffered from storm damage due its proximity to the sea. The station opened in 1846.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link


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Geographical Context: Railways Estuary, Marine
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SX9676, 1046 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
N Chadwick   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 30 December, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 February, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9648 7674 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.8716N 3:27.8104W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9647 7674
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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