SJ1143 : Llangollen Railway west of Carrog

taken 11 days ago, near to Carrog, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Llangollen Railway west of Carrog
Llangollen Railway west of Carrog
Seen from the bridge at Carrog Station, regular passenger trains were due to commence in mid-summer 2019 running through to the line's new terminus at Corwen.
Llangollen Railway
Originally part of a cross-country route from Ruabon to Barmouth, the Llangollen Railway is now a heritage line predominantly operated by steam locomotives. It runs for ten miles through the Dee Valley between Llangollen and Corwen. The line was originally opened in 1865 but fell victim to the Beeching era cuts, closing to passengers in 1965. It was re-opened section by section from 1975, reaching Carrog in 1996 and Corwen in 2014.
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Thursday, 9 May, 2019   (more nearby)
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Friday, 10 May, 2019
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Railways 
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Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 1170 4349 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8871N 3:18.9972W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 1174 4350
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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