Closed Stations Journey quiz

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    I spy a duplicated posting.
     
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    Do we go to Newmarket? I was envisaging reversing at Six Mile Bottom, onto the section from there to Great Chesterford, abandoned in 1851.
     
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    Indeed you are most correct, as the journey preamble stated that the final line on the journey was the Newmarket and Chesterford Railway abandoned section (with three closed stations only open from 1848-1851), the first of these being that of......

    Balsham Road
     
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    Bourne Bridge is the final closed station on this journey.
     
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    Bourne Bridge -- journey's end.
     
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    We next move to Wales for the next journey.....

    This is number 771 in the series so far.....

    The journey starts at the closed station of Swansea St Thomas
    It follows the line of the Swansea Vale Railway
    It then follows the line of the Swansea Vale and Neath and Brecon Joint Railway
    It then follows the line of the Neath and Brecon Railway
    It then follows the line of the Mid-Wales Railway
    It then follows the line of the Brecon and Merthyr Railway
    It then follows the line of the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company
    It then follows the line of the Pontypool and Blaenavon Railway
    It then follows the line of the Brynmawr and Blaenavon Railway
    It then follows the line of the Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway
    It then follows the line of the Sirhowy Railway
    It then follows the line of the Monmouthshire Railway and Canal Company
    It then follows the line of the Brecon and Merthyr Railway...Noting Rule 15
    It then follows the line of the PC&N Machen Loop Line...via Fountain Bridge Halt (in the direction of travel).
    It then follows the line of the Pontypridd, Caerphilly and Newport Railway
    It then follows the line of the TVR Pont Shon Norton Branch Line
    It then follows the line of the TVR Llancaiach Branch Line
    It then follows the line of the Taff Vale Extension Railway
    It then follows the line of the GWR and RR Taff Bargoed Joint Line....note FIVE colliery halts on this line
    The journey ends at the closed station of Dowlais Cae Harris

    The first closed station on this journey is Swansea St Thomas
     
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