TL5787 : Littleport: opening the crossing gates

taken 3 years ago, near to Littleport, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Littleport: opening the crossing gates
Littleport: opening the crossing gates
Nineteenth-century technology in 2016: the traditional hand-operated wooden gates at Littleport Station are closed to road traffic a minute or two before the arrival of a King's Lynn to King's Cross train. The signal box is a typical Great Eastern Railway type, painted in the green-and-cream style of the late lamented Eastern Region of British Railways. The picture was taken against the light on a brilliantly sunny morning in early March.
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 4 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways  Air, Sky, Weather 
Place (from Tags)
Littleport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5746 8736 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.6892N 0:18.9731E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 5747 8739
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Signal Box  Level Crossing 

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