TQ9097 : Althorne Station

taken 4 years ago, near to Althorne, Essex, Great Britain

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Althorne Station
Althorne Station
Althorne Station, on the branch to Southminster, is some way from the Althorne village although there are a few houses in the immediate vicinity. There is also a small community garden at the eastern end of the platform, the remaining vestige of the station garden which won many awards in the days when the station had its own staff.
Crouch Valley Line
The Crouch Valley Line, originally know as the Southminster Branch, was built by the Great Eastern Railway and opened in 1889.

It runs between Wickford and Southminster, with occasional trains between Southminster and London Liverpool Street.

At one time there was a connecting line between Woodham Ferrers* and Maldon, but this was closed in the 1950's.

The line was electrified in 1986.

*Woodham Ferrers station was renamed South Woodham Ferrers in 2007.
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TQ9097, 33 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 June, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9056 9792 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.8665N 0:45.1799E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9055 9792
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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