SH5738 : Porthmadog - the big beast appears

taken 6 years ago, near to Porthmadog, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Porthmadog - the big beast appears
Porthmadog - the big beast appears
The lead locomotive of double headed Garratt articulated locomotives on the Welsh Highland Railway. This is the tramway section that crosses the main road and takes the train into the station. This is only one of the engineering feats on this recreated narrow gauge line. Not only does it cross a road on a tramway it crosses Network Rail on the level. It was a very dull day.
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 February, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Porthmadog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5706 3849 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:55.4845N 4:7.6647W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5711 3846
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Welsh Highland Railway  Garratt Locomotive 

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