SC3788 : View from the Snaefell Mountain Railway

taken 1 year ago, 4 km from Injebreck, Isle of Man, Great Britain

View from the Snaefell Mountain Railway
View from the Snaefell Mountain Railway
Looking over the Sulby Reservoir
Snaefell Mountain Railway :: SC3987
Built in 1895, the Snaefell Mountain Railway is an electric mountain railway (the only one in the British Isles) which runs from the village of Laxey to the summit of Snaefell, at 2,036 feet above sea level the highest point on the island. It connects with the Manx Electric Railway (MER) in Laxey. The line is five miles long, built to 3 ft 6 in gauge and uses a Fell Incline Railway System centre rail for braking on the steep gradients. It is electrified using overhead wires at 550 volts direct current, with bow collectors.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Railways  Water resources 
Place (from Tags)
Snaefell 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 374 885 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:15.9850N 4:29.8835W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SC 397 883
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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