SU4208 : "Hythe Pier Miniture Railway"

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

"Hythe Pier Miniture Railway"
"Hythe Pier Miniture Railway"
This is how it is labelled on current OS larger scale maps.
Apart from the spelling error, the railway is not a miniature railway, a term which is correctly applied to railways which run rolling stock which is scaled down from full size stock. With a gauge of 2 ft, it is properly a narrow gauge railway. This view shows the train hauling the tank wagon used to take diesel fuel to the ferry boats.
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  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Hythe Pier 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4243 0815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:52.2780N 1:23.9024W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4241 0809
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Narrow Gauge Railway  Hythe Pier Railway  Electric Train 

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