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In search of a railway.

By lenocm
The railway from Newtyle to Dundee has long since disappeared but, in Newtyle, its former location now forms part of the Newtyle Path Network. Because the climb out of Newtyle was too steep for a train, a large “loop” was built to enable the train to gain the necessary height over a gradual incline.
V1 – Footpath following the course of the line before it went into the “loop”.
V2 – Remains of what would have been a “turntable”.
V3 – Old bridge over which the railway ran going into the “loop”.
V4 – Old bridge on the loop through which the railway ran. The sides of the path drop away as the sides of the line would originally have done.
V5 – The top of the V4 bridge which was very narrow.
V6 – Further into the loop where it has been cut into the rock at both sides.

Tags: Photo journalism Railway Transport Landscape and travel Newtyle

Voters: User_Removed, georgiepoolie, Tish1 and 8 more


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Tish1 Plus
4 16 4 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2014 11:16AM
The tracks may have long gone, but the memories [real, implanted or imagined] still remain and from it evolved a path for we humble people to enjoy.

I love V1 and V6, could walk right into them.


Tish

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ColleenA Plus
5 349 5 Australia
24 Mar 2014 11:36AM
Such an interesting and varied set, showing us a bit of history. What a delightful place to walk....well captured
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
24 Mar 2014 11:44AM
And now a place for a lovely walk.
What a beautiful walk you must have taken, wonderful scenes.

Lynette Grin
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
25 Mar 2014 7:06AM
Wonderful traces to walk through and so beautiful and interesting. I like them all.

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