Exeter to Plymouth railway of the LSWR :: Shared Description

The Exeter to Plymouth railway of the London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was the westernmost part of a route competing with that of the Great Western Railway (GWR) and its 'associated companies' from London and Exeter to Plymouth. Whereas the GWR route from Exeter followed the coast to Newton Abbot and then went around the southern edge of Dartmoor, the LSWR route followed the northern and western margins of Dartmoor, passing through the towns of Crediton, Okehampton,and Tavistock.
The route was constructed piecemeal by independent companies, in most cases supported by the LSWR. LSWR trains first reached Plymouth in 1876 and the route took on its final form in 1891. The central part of the line closed in 1968 leaving just local services at either end.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
by N Chadwick
Related descriptions Selection is automatic and approximate, it might not always select closely matching descriptions

8 images use this description:

SX4875 : Exeter Lane Bridge by N Chadwick
SX4976 : Higher Hazeldon Bridge by N Chadwick
SX4976 : Lower Hazeldon Bridge by N Chadwick
SX4975 : National Network Cycle Route 27 by N Chadwick
SX4975 : Crossing the Wilminestone viaduct by N Chadwick
SX4875 : National Network Cycle Route 27 by N Chadwick
SX4975 : National Network Cycle Route 27 by N Chadwick
SX4976 : Higher Hazeldon Bridge by N Chadwick


These Shared Descriptions are common to multiple images. For example, you can create a generic description for an object shown in a photo, and reuse the description on all photos of the object. All descriptions are public and shared between contributors, i.e. you can reuse a description created by others, just as they can use yours.
Created: Thu, 1 Mar 2018, Updated: Thu, 1 Mar 2018

The 'Shared Description' text on this page is Copyright 2018 N Chadwick, however it is specifically licensed so that contributors can reuse it on their own images without restriction.

You are not logged in login | register