TL2853 : Track of old railway at Hayley Wood

taken 1 year ago, near to Hatley st George, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Track of old railway at Hayley Wood
Track of old railway at Hayley Wood
This is the course of the Cambridge branch of the London & North-Western Railway which opened in 1863 and was in operation for just over a century, with the last passenger trains east of Bedford running in 1967. Since closure this part of the route has been reclaimed by nature and the strip of grassland forms part of the Hayley Wood nature reserve, providing an important habitat for wild flowers and butterflies.

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TL2853, 8 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 July, 2020   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 15 July, 2020
Geographical Context
Railways  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2893 5321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:9.7267N 0:6.9906W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 2879 5315
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Nature Reserve  Track of Old Railway  Railway Line (Dismantled) 

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