Transport Heritage Site 'Red Wheel'

A series from the Transport Trust affectionately known as the 'red wheels'

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Ffestiniog Railway. Pioneer user of narrow-gauge steam railway (1863) and articulated locomotives (1869) and bogie carriages (1872) in difficult terrain. For further information visit www.transportheritage.com Transport Heritage Site

, Porthmadog, United Kingdom

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Marple Canal locks & tramway. A flight of 16 locks, in total 64m deep. Opened 1805, to unit the Peak Forest Canals, previously connected by a horse-drawn tramway [1 of 2]

Posset Bridge, Marple, United Kingdom

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Marple Canal locks & tramway. A flight of 16 locks, in total 64m deep. Opened 1805, to unit the Peak Forest Canals, previously connected by a horse-drawn tramway [2 of 2]

Marple Aqueduct, Marple, United Kingdom

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Gloucester Docks Britain's best-preserved 19th century inland port, accessible from the Severn estuary since 1827 via the Gloucester & Sharpness Canal For further information visit www.transportheritage.com

Gloucester Waterways Museum - Llanthony Warehouse - Gloucester Docks, Gloucester, United Kingdom

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Rheilffordd Ffestiniog Defnyddiwr arloesolo o injian stem ar reilffordd gui (1863) a locomotif gymalog (1869) a cherbydau bogie (1872) mewn tirwedd anodd. Gweler: www.transportheritage.com Safle Treftadaeth Trafnidiaeth

, Porthmadog, United Kingdom

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Hatton Lock Flight 21 broad concrete locks, a striking example of the 1930s modernisation of the London to Birmingham Grand Union Canal

Hatton Top Lock - Hatton Locks, Hatton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom

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I. K. Brunel's SS Great Britain Launched here in 1843 as the world's largest and the first iron-hulled, screw-propelled ocean going ship. Towed home from the Falkland Isles 1970.

Gas Ferry Road, Bristol, United Kingdom

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Ellesmere Port Dock. Major port complex. Developed from 1795 as the link between the canal network, the River Mersey and later the Manchester Ship Canal.

National Waterways Museum, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom

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#01 Barrow Hill Roundhouse

Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre, Campbell Drive, Barrow Hill, Staveley, Derbyshire, United Kingdom

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#02 Ticknall Tramway

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#03 Shardlow Canal Port

Shardlow Heritage Centre, London Road, Shardlow, United Kingdom

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#05 Bugsworth Canal Basin & Peak Forest Tramway. Late 18th century inland canal port with associated industrial complex

Bugsworth Basin, Buxworth, United Kingdom

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#06 Whaley Bridge Wharf. Peak Forest Canal wharf & transhipment warehouse (1801), later a terminus of the Cromford & High Peak Railway (1831)

Canal Street, Whaley Bridge, United Kingdom

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#07 The National Tramway Museum Developed by The Tramway Museum Society to be the authoritative centre for the preservation, study and appreciation of British trams and tramways

The Great Exhibition Hall - National Tramway Museum, Crich, United Kingdom

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#08 Midland Hotel. An art deco icon, opened by the LMS in 1933, symbolic of the profound influence of railways on the development of Morecambe.

Marine Road Central, Morecambe, United Kingdom

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#09 Claughton Aerial Ropeway Erected in 1924 to transport shale from quarries on Claughton Moor, this is the last operational gravity powered ropeway in the UK

Hanson Brickworks, Claughton, United Kingdom

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#10 LMS School of Transport. The first purpose-built training college for railway staff, opened in 1938 and still performing its original function

Catalis Derby Building, London Road, Derby, United Kingdom

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#11 Soho House Home of Timothy Hackworth locomotive pioneer and engineer to the Stockton and Darlington Railway the first public steam railway

Soho House, Shildon, United Kingdom

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#12 Derby Roundhouse. The world's oldest locomotive roundhouse, erected 1839 by the North Midland Railway and in railway use for 150 years

The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Pride Park, Derby, United Kingdom

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#13 Royal Gunpowder Mills

Royal Gunpowder Mills, Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, United Kingdom