SX0754 : China clay train at Par

taken 1 year ago, near to Par, Cornwall, Great Britain

China clay train at Par
China clay train at Par
Glimpsed through the trees from the Royal Hotel at Par. The train is being held in the loop at Par station waiting for a passenger train to pass through. The consist was some 38 4-wheeled wagons en-route to Fowey docks for onward shipment. The current china clay freight contract is soon to be renewed and consideration is being given to totally abandoning the movement of china clay by rail.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 076 541 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.3570N 4:42.2911W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 077 542
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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