SX8671 : Newton Abbot Station

taken 9 years ago, near to Newton Abbot, Devon, Great Britain

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Newton Abbot Station
Newton Abbot 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

Newton Abbot Station

Newton Abbot railway station is 194 miles from London on the Exeter to Plymouth line via the Reading to Taunton line, at the junction for the branch to Paignton. For many years it was also the junction for Moretonhampstead and the site of a large locomotive workshop. It is operated by First Great Western. The station opened in 1846.
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Wednesday, 2 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Friday, 29 March, 2013
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8675 7118 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.7642N 3:35.9513W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8674 7121
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