SO6709 : Railway remnants

taken 2 years ago, near to Upper Soudley, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Railway remnants
Railway remnants
The remains of the Down distant signal guarding Soudley No.1 crossing, which was at the other end of nearby Haie Hill tunnel. This signal post was a BR Western Region replacement for an older wooden post: signal replacement seems to have been undertaken sometime in the early- to mid-1960s, which arguably didn't help the economies of the line and may well have been done by BR in order to deliberately ramp up the costs of the line and thus justify closure, a common BR tactic in the 1960s!
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 June, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 13 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Near (from Tags)
Soudley 
Area (from Tags)
Forest of Dean 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6762 0997 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.2466N 2:28.2500W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6762 0997
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Forest of Dean Railway GWR  GWR  Old Railway Route  Old Railway Cutting  Old Railway Signal Post  Railway Relics 

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