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Last day of the Stevington and Turvey Light Railway

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Railways' started by gwernol, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. gwernol

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    Many of you will have heard of the private Stevington and Turvey Light Railway, hidden away in deepest Bedfordshire. The railway has been operating since the 1980s, but last Sunday was the final operating day for the railway. The stock and track are being moved to a new site nearby in Woburn where they will have full engineering facilities and security. Sadly the railway has been attacked several times by metal thieves in the last few years.

    I was lucky enough to visit on their last day and have a few photos of the day up on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/crowquine/sets/72157645542592774/

    Enjoy,

    Dan
     
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    The Saggin' Dragon Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Moderator

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    Presumably some ex-standard gauge track bed?
     
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    Yes, its built on the trackbed of the Midland Railway's Bedford to Northampton line.
     
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    Thanks for the info and photos. :)
     
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    Sorry to regurgitate an old thread, but curious as to where this all ended up? That clerestory coach is quite something
     

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