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The extension is currently deemed a construction site and access is forbidden unless express permission has been given by either Ron Harwood or Paul Robertson. Please respect this for your own safety! As the next best thing, this map is available to illustrate the progress made thus far.


Map 1: Kingscote to Imberhorne Tip

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Looking north at the start of the 'narrow section'

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Date: 13th July 2003

The view looking around the curve that takes the line over the Turners Hill Road bridge (out of sight in the camera), and where for a short distance the Bluebell was only able to purchase half of the original trackbed, hence the rails being laid on the west (up) side of the embankment.

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Date: 18th April 2004

This picture was taken shortly after this section of track was laid. The transition from wooden to concrete sleepers is visible just past the signal-post, the latter formerly hosting the Horsted Keynes down inner-home signal, and installed just a short while before the photo was taken.

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Date: 11th July 2004

With the track having been down for a few months, it's beginning to look like an established railway line, with the weeds to prove it!

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Please note that although every effort has been made to make these maps as accurate as possible, I can't accept responsibility for any inaccuracies. Comments and suggestions are welcome by email please.

All un-credited photos were taken by Jon Bowers while working with the Sunday P-Way gang, either during authorised visits to the worksite or while delivering materials for the FOK / extension team. Other photos are by Dave Clarke, Martin Oakley and Steve Garratt, to whom many thanks. All photos remain the copyright of the photographer.


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