SO8933 : On a disused railway embankment

taken 9 years ago, near to Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

On a disused railway embankment
On a disused railway embankment
View along the disused railway embankment towards Tewkesbury. On the right the A38 as it crosses the Mythe causeway can be seen. The railway embankment crosses the Avon floodplain between Tewkesbury and Mythe Hill, the railway which linked Tewkesbury with Great Malvern opened in 1861 and closed a century later in 1961. Now more than 150 years after it was built, and around fifty years after its closure the embankment is to be removed. The plan to remove it was proposed by Severn Trent Water and supported by the Environment Agency, the view being that its removal will slightly reduce the peak level of floodwater on the Avon floodplain.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Embankment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8916 3364 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0655N 2:9.5587W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8915 3364
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Railway Line (Dismantled) 

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