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Princetown Branchline Railway Passing Beside Burrator Reservoir

After considerable controversy, work commenced on Burrator Reservoir on 9th August 1893. It cost £200,000 to build and was formally opened five years later on 21st September 1898. This photograph, taken on 22/06/1935, shows the track of the Princetown branch of the Great Western Railway in the foreground with the reservoir behind. In the years before WW2 it was a popular day-trip out from Plymouth. The Princetown Railway's last day of operation was 3rd March 1956.
Record Details
TAY3532
1935
Updated on May 17, 2018
SX 54936 68234

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