The East Cornwall Mineral Railway

Aug 2018
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This is the second of two posts about the East Cornwall Mineral Railway, a 3ft 6in narrow gauge railway.

The East Cornwall Mineral Railway – Part 2

In 1908, the line was superseded by a standard gauge line which ran from Bere Alston to Callington via Calstock and included a significant viaduct over the River Tamar at Calstock. The standard gauge branch line is still in use today in a truncated form.
This line will be the subject of a future post.
 
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Aug 2018
185
Ashton-under-Lyne
#4
To complete this short series of posts, I have produced a survey of the standard gauge branch that replaced the ECMR. Its one and only major structure is the Calstock Viaduct which remains in use in 2019 to carry the truncated branch-line to Gunnislake.

The Bere Alston to Callington Branch

This post also provides a little information about a possible reinstatement of the old line between Bere Alston and Tavistock.
 
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