SO8933 : Remains of a railway embankment

taken 8 years ago, near to The Mythe, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Remains of a railway embankment
Remains of a railway embankment
This embankment over the Avon floodplain at Tewkesbury is now being removed, the theory being that it will ease flooding. Here the remains of the embankment stretch towards Mythe tunnel. The embankment used to carry the railway line from Ashchurch to Great Malvern which opened in May 1864 and closed to passengers in August 1961, the stretch between Upton-upon-Severn and Great Malvern closed earlier in December 1952.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Sunday, 11 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways  Construction, Development 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Embankment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8912 3367 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0817N 2:9.5937W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8918 3361
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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