SD1399 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway - Irton Road Station

taken 5 months ago, near to Eskdale Green, Cumbria, Great Britain

Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway - Irton Road Station
Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway - Irton Road Station
A request halt on this narrow gauge passenger line and photographed from a moving train. There is a waiting room on the other side of the bridge.
Ravenglass to Eskdale Railway :: SD0896
A steam preservation railway, originally build as a narrow gauge mineral line in 1875 to export Iron ore from the Esk valley via the port of Ravenglass. Locally known as La'al Ratty. The terminal stations are Ravenglass SD0896 : Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway Station, Ravenglass. & SD0896 : Ravenglass Station, Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway and Dalegarth NY1700 : Dalegarth Station & NY1700 : Dalegarth Station, Eskdale (at the village of Boot) Website: LinkExternal link where a full timetable and history are available.

Irton Road Station
Irton Road railway station is a railway station on the 15 in gauge Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway in the Lake District National Park, Cumbria. The station is located 4 miles from Ravenglass and 3 miles from Dalegarth for Boot, and trains take 20 minutes to reach their destinations in either direction from this station. At most weekends and high-season, it is manned by volunteers from the Ravenglass & Eskdale Railway, who sell tickets from the booking office shelter and can give live train-running information, but are unable to carry out these when trains are due into the station, as they are carrying out safety-critical tasks. This is the only intermediate station where the crossing loop is in the station, consequently there are two platforms. The station opened in 1876.
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 January, 2018
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Railways 
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Railway Station 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1369 9997 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.2723N 3:19.8363W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 1368 9997
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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