SX5756 : Railtour on Hemerdon Bank

taken 3 years ago, near to Sparkwell, Devon, Great Britain

Railtour on Hemerdon Bank
Railtour on Hemerdon Bank
Despite many problems, this year's Great Britain railtour still ran, though with different arrangements and traction to that originally planned. Here, BR Standard No. 70000 Britannia, piloted by DBS diesel-electric Class 66 No. 66122, nears the summit of Hemerdon Bank, with Day 2's leg from Penzance to Bristol.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Saturday, 2 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Uplands  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5753 5691 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:23.6856N 4:0.3464W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5756 5691
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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