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....built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
performing the service for which it was built?

Clue: it lies within the M25.

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
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The Greenwich viaduct?

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and
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Is it a BR sandwich?

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
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Clue: it lies within the M25.


Something to do with the Surrey Iron Railway?

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
performing the service for which it was built?

Clue: it lies within the M25.


The old guy at South Kensington who always goes a bit Norman Collier
when he tries to use the tannoy?



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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
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Clue: it lies within the M25.


Beddington Lane level crossing - age about 200 years
(Surrey Iron Rly/LBSCR/SR/BR/Tramlink)

Chris Cook
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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and
still performing the service for which it was built?


Is it a BR sandwich?


Are you suggesting this object was built to provide a service?

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
performing the service for which it was built?

Clue: it lies within the M25.



Beddington Lane level crossing - age about 200 years
(Surrey Iron Rly/LBSCR/SR/BR/Tramlink)

Chris Cook
Beckenham, Kent



Isn't the main line north of Redhill on the line of the Surrey Iron
Railway? But is it the original line or the Quarry line?

Henry Law

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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
performing the service for which it was built?

Clue: it lies within the M25.



Beddington Lane level crossing - age about 200 years
(Surrey Iron Rly/LBSCR/SR/BR/Tramlink)

Chris Cook
Beckenham, Kent



Isn't the main line north of Redhill on the line of the Surrey Iron
Railway? But is it the original line or the Quarry line?


The Surrey Iron Railway served the stone quarries (underground) at Quarry
Dean, Merstham; remains of one of the bridges may be seen by the Happy Eater
cafe at Hooley just N of the M23, above the old main line tunnel (not the
Quarry line). There is some original SIR rail on the corner of the A23 by
the Feathers pub in Merstham.


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Chris Cook wrote:
"Matthew Church" wrote in message
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...built for a public railway which is still in-situ and still
performing the service for which it was built?

Clue: it lies within the M25.


Beddington Lane level crossing - age about 200 years
(Surrey Iron Rly/LBSCR/SR/BR/Tramlink)

Chris Cook
Beckenham, Kent



Isn't the main line north of Redhill on the line of the Surrey Iron
Railway? But is it the original line or the Quarry line?


The Surrey Iron Railway served the stone quarries (underground) at Quarry
Dean, Merstham; remains of one of the bridges may be seen by the Happy
Eater
cafe at Hooley just N of the M23, above the old main line tunnel (not the
Quarry line). There is some original SIR rail on the corner of the A23 by
the Feathers pub in Merstham.



if you are talking in the country then i Believe causey arch is the oldest
surviving "raiL" bridge in the world




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