2014

SX9784 : Cross Country Voyager Train

taken 10 years ago, near to Powderham, Devon, England

Cross Country Voyager Train
Cross Country Voyager Train
By the River Exe Estuary in Devon.
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

River Exe

The River Exe rises on Exmoor and flows south to Exeter and The English Channel. Its estuary is a good example of a Ria (flooded river valley). It is tidal to Countess Wear, just south of Exeter SX9390 : Countess Weir, River Exe. More information LinkExternal link


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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Exe Estuary [53] · Train [24] · River Exe [19] ·
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SX9784, 241 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Tryon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 January, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9723 8461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:39.1246N 3:27.3060W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9716 8467
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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