SC2369 : Colby Station

taken 1 year ago, near to Colby, Isle of Man, Great Britain

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Colby Station
Colby Station
Viewed from a passing train on the Isle of Man Steam Railway
Isle of Man Steam Railway :: SC3575
The railway between Douglas and Port Erin was opened in 1874 forming one part of an extensive 3ft gauge network that also served Peel and Ramsey. The railways were not originally intended primarily as tourist attractions but to provide a general transport service for the Isle of Man. In the 1960s, faced with heavy losses, the Peel and Ramsey lines were abandoned leaving only the current 15.3 mile route. Trains nowadays operate between March and November, taking one hour for the full journey. Original locomotives and rolling stock are used although other aspects of the railway including the level crossings have been modernised. The railway is owned by the IoM government and the islandís Go Explore cards, giving access to all public transport, are valid on the trains.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 20 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Colby 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 232 698 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:5.6681N 4:42.2661W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SC 232 699
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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