SD7687 : Dent railway station

taken 1 year ago, near to Cowgill, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Dent railway station
Dent railway station
Intending passengers appear to be expecting bad weather.
Viewed from a passing train on the Settle-Carlisle line
Dent Station
Dent station is on the Settle to Carlisle railway line, approximately 5 miles from the village of Dent.
At an altitude of 1,150 ft near Blea Moor Tunnel, Dent is the highest railway station on the National Rail network in England.
It was opened in 1877 and originally closed in 1970 but was reopened by British Rail in 1986 following a campaign to maintain regular stopping services along the line.
The Station building is Grade II listed. LinkExternal link
Settle to Carlisle railway line
The Settle to Carlisle Line is a 73 mile long main railway line in northern England. It was constructed in the 1870s. It is generally recognised as one of the most attractive railway lines in the country as it crosses the Yorkshire Dales.
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SD7687, 170 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Dent 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 7644 8749 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:16.9499N 2:21.8021W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 76429 87481
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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