NY1700 : Turning 'Northern Rock' around

taken 4 years ago, near to Beckfoot, Cumbria, Great Britain

Turning 'Northern Rock' around
Turning 'Northern Rock' around
At the current terminus station of the Ravenglass and Eskdale railway (La'al Ratty), this turntable does what it says and allows locos to be faced in the opposite direction for the return journey.
Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway :: SD0896
A steam preservation railway, originally build as a narrow gauge mineral line in 1875 to export Iron ore from the Esk valley via the port of Ravenglass. Locally known as La'al Ratty. The terminal stations are Ravenglass SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass. & SD0896 : Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Dalegarth NY1700 : Dalegarth Station & NY1700 : Dalegarth Station, Eskdale (at the village of Boot) Website: LinkExternal link where a full timetable and history are available.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 3 September, 2015   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 22 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Railways 
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Railway Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 1737 0071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.7079N 3:16.4495W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 17360 00720
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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