SX5264 : Former South Devon and Tavistock Railway

taken 4 years ago, near to Clearbrook, Devon, Great Britain

Former South Devon and Tavistock Railway
Former South Devon and Tavistock Railway
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
Friday, 30 March, 2018   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 16 June, 2018
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Paths  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5264 6498 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:27.9649N 4:4.6618W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 5264 6497
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