SK7698 : Embankment of the former Axholme Joint Railway at Graizelound

taken 10 days ago, near to Graiselound, North Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Embankment of the former Axholme Joint Railway at Graizelound
Embankment of the former Axholme Joint Railway at Graizelound
The Axholme Joint Railway opened from August 1903 but the part to Haxey was not opened until 2nd January 1905. The main purpose of the line was the movement of freight. It was closed to passengers on 15th July 1933 and closed completely between Haxey Junction and Epworth on 1st February 1956. Much of the line in Haxey and to the north has been converted into a linear nature reserve but here at Akeferry Road in Graizelound it is inaccessible.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 September, 2019   (more nearby)
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Monday, 9 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7692 9881 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8241N 0:50.5441W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 7690 9876
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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