SX4270 : Train arriving at Gunnislake Station

taken 10 months ago, near to Drakewalls, Cornwall, Great Britain

Train arriving at Gunnislake Station
Train arriving at Gunnislake Station
Gunnislake Station
Gunnislake station serves the village of Gunnislake in Cornwall. However the station is located in or nearer to the villages of Drakewalls and Albaston. It is the northern terminus of the Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth. The station opened in 1908 and became the terminus in 1966. In 1994 it was relcated to its present location.
Tamar Valley Line
The Tamar Valley Line runs from Plymouth, Devon, to Gunnislake, Cornwall, also known as the Gunnislake Branch Line. The line follows the River Tamar for much of its route. Like all railway lines in Devon and Cornwall, it is unelectrified and all trains are diesel-powered. The entire line is single-track past St. Budeaux Junction. The line opened in 1908. There are two viaducts on the line across the River Tavy and Tamar.
Drakewalls is a small village in southeast Cornwall. It is adjacent to Gunnislake between Callington and Tavistock on the A390.
It has a primary school, Delaware Community Primary School.
Gunnislake railway station on the Tamar Valley Line is located in the village.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 May, 2018
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4275 7087 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:30.9864N 4:13.1653W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4274 7087
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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