SX7863 : Staverton Station - the crossing keeper

taken 2 years ago, near to Staverton, Devon, Great Britain

Staverton Station - the crossing keeper
Staverton Station - the crossing keeper
The train is gone and the keeper is now moving the gates to open them to road traffic and close them to train traffic. The terms open and close really refer to your viewpoint - that of a car or a train. The gates are interlocked with the signals as a safety feature. A former water mill is seen on the right.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 31 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Staverton 
County (from Tags)
Devon 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Level Crossing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7840 6377 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:27.6671N 3:42.8718W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7839 6377
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Station  South Devon Railway  Preserved Railway 

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