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13th December 2012, 07:45 PM #1
Ghost Trains Roar Back To Life In Modern England [Blend Of Photos Past And Present]
14th December 2012, 08:10 AM #2
14th December 2012, 08:31 AM #3
Alas (as with everything else) the link is blocked here ( ) so I can't check if it's mentioned on the site, but that photo looks suspiciously like it was taken about a 5 minute walk away from my flat at the start of the Marriot Way in Norwich. If only it was a panoramic photo I could pan right and see if there's an Halfords store there or not!
Originally Posted by DaveP
14th December 2012, 08:34 AM #4
Funny you should mention Halfords. One of the other photos in the set [blocked to you]
Originally Posted by tmcd35
14th December 2012, 09:03 AM #5
Ah ha! I knew it! Exactly where it should be. My detective-fu is strong today! There used to be three stations in Norwich apparently. The roundabout here is the site of one that, I believe, was the branch line to Kings Lynn. The London line used to go to a station that is now the site of a Sainsburys store in the City center. And the third still stands. Fascinating. Right along that walk you can see a lot of remains from the Beeching Act. They've only recently cleared the platform you can see on the left there. I was wondering what was going on.
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