Railway Photos

Severn Tunnel Diagram of 1879

This shows the location of the Great Spring that was the source of flooding of the tunnel during construction.

Disused Railbed

There are many local lines that are abandoned. Some have since been converted to footpaths, others have houses on them and many are picked out in the landscape by the gates and uneven trails between surviving road bridges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Severn Beach Station

The first Severn Beach station opened on this line on 5th June 1922 as an excursion platform, and fully opened with the commencement of passenger services on the line on 26th May 1924. Through services between Avonmouth and Pilning commenced on 9th July 1928. It closed to goods on 10th September 1963.

 

 

 

New Passage Halt

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