SU4208 : Hythe Pier Railway locomotives

taken 8 years ago, near to Hythe, Hampshire, Great Britain

Hythe Pier Railway locomotives
Hythe Pier Railway locomotives
This view shows both of the locomotives used to power trains on the pier, No.1 on the left (in service) and No.2 on the right.
The locomotive remains at the landward end of the train. The heavy cable plugged in under the driver's window and then taken up over the roof of the locomotive connects along the roof of the train to the cab of the coach at the other end of the train LinkExternal link . It allows direct control of the locomotive when the driver is in the far coach.
The building to the right is the maintenance shed.
Hythe Ferry, Southampton

A passenger ferry from Southampton to Hythe, where passengers can take an electric train along the pier.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Hythe Pier 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4236 0808 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.2406N 1:23.9626W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4236 0807
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Hythe Pier Railway  Electric Locomotive  Narrow Gauge Railway 

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