SX5260 : Cycleway through the Plym Valley

taken 5 years ago, near to Plymouth City Airport, Plymouth, Great Britain

Cycleway through the Plym Valley
Cycleway through the Plym Valley
Part of the former Great Western Railway's Plymouth - Launceston line, now the West Devon Way.
South Devon and Tavistock Railway (Ex)

The South Devon and Tavistock Railway linked Plymouth with Tavistock in Devon; it opened in 1859. It was extended by the Launceston and South Devon Railway to Launceston, in Cornwall in 1865.
For a period it carried the standard gauge (then referred to as narrow gauge) trains of the London and South Western Railway between Lydford and Plymouth: a third rail, making mixed gauge was provided.
The line closed in 1962. A short section has since been reopened as a preserved line by the Plym Valley Railway.
National Cycle Network Route 27 follows much of the course of the railway as does, The West Devon Way
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Railways  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5203 6029 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:25.4267N 4:5.0660W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5204 6027
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