British industrial narrow gauge railways Trains

British industrial narrow gauge railways are narrow gauge railways in the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man that were primarily built to serve one or more industri Some offered passenger services for employees or workmen but they did not run public passenger trains

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A Visitors Guide to Brightling Mine East Sussex

Brightling Mine Brightling Mine Brightling Mine was opened in in order to develop gypsum resources in the no 1 seam in the Brightling inlier as the Mountfield mine reserves became progressively depleted fig 7 The mine was developed by constructing twin 1

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British Gypsum No 2 Vale of Berkeley Railway British Gypsum No 2 This diesel shunter was built at Thomas Hill Vanguard in and is a 4wDH works number TH 184V It spent most of it s working life at the British Gypsum works in Mountfield tipping wagons of gypsum from the mine to the exchange sidings next to the Hastings line

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Middleton Press Industrial Railways of the South East

In the first half of this century most heavy industrial concerns had their own distinctive railway systems The lesser known oddities are included amongst the more rugged forms of steam and diesel motive power and are illustrated working in varied locations from Kent to Hampshire

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Aldeburgh Branch Line Home Facebook

Aldeburgh Branch Line Wilden 260 lik The Aldeburgh Branch Line was a railway which ran 85 miles between Saxmundham and Aldeburgh Part of the line

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Mountfield Auxiliary Unit Patrol coleshillhouse

Mountfield is a village and civil parish in East Sussex three miles 48 km north west of Battle It is mentioned in the Domesday Book In the 17th century Gypsum was discovered here and the ore was mined throughout WW2 The mine was connected by rail to the Hastings Main line Currently unknown

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The Mine of Serpents Railtour 5th November

provided enthusiasts with some rare trackage by taking their Mine of Serpents railtour into the Mountfield Gypsum Siding which serves s Mountfield Gypsum Mine Electro Diesels and top and tailed the Mark 1 rake

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British Gypsum Robertsbridge Site Mountfield

British Gypsum Mountfield Robertsbridge Watching Brief Specification November 2 2 Historical Background Gypsum mining in Sussex can be traced back to the late 19th century when the Mountfield Mine first began operating in to extract gypsum used in production of plasterboard

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Hastings line Wikipedia

The Hastings line is a secondary railway line in Kent and East Sussex England linking Hastings with the main town of Tunbridge Wells and London via Tonbridge and Sevenoaks Although primarily carrying passengers the railway serves a gypsum mine which is a source of freight traffic

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British quarrying and mining narrow gauge railways explained

British quarrying and mining narrow gauge railways explained Some industrial narrow gauge railways in the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man were primarily built to serve quarrying mining and similar industri Some of these narrow gauge railways offered passenger services for employees or workmen but they did not run public passenger

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Picture Parade 19 Industrial Railway Society

1 967 saw the end of steam working in the county of Sussex with the closure of Eastbourne Gas Works and the introduction of diesels by British Gypsum Ltd at their Mountfield gypsum mine The former used two Avonside 0 4 0 saddle tanks originally Lower Sydenham Gas Works 20 MARY of and 21 ANNE of which were painted in

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British Gypsum No 2 Vale of Berkeley Railway British Gypsum No 2 This diesel shunter was built at Thomas Hill Vanguard in and is a 4wDH works number TH 184V It spent most of it s working life at the British Gypsum works in Mountfield tipping wagons of gypsum from the mine to the exchange sidings next to the Hastings line

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Mountfield Gypsum Mine information and photos

Mountfield Gypsum Mine Gypsum seams first discovered in the s during the sinking of the Sub Wealden Borehole ostensibly a scientific project The gypsum occurs as several seams in the Jurassic Purbeck beds two of which are substantial enough to merit extraction

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The Sub Wealden Gypsum Co Hoath Hill by Peter Bossom

Attempts were made to seek assistance from a local industrial site but permission was not given and much of the model has been created using photographs in various books as a guide The company name is based on the original site developer with the location name being a road near to the Mountfield mines of British Gypsum

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Minor Railways Tramways General Page 1and1

The Mountfield Gypsum Mine Tramway TRM 02/ Vol 96 586 Article on the tramway The Post Office Tube Railway TRM 06/ Vol 68 408 Article on the line with map and pictur The Route of the Surrey Iron Railway TRM 09 10/ Vol 93 571 Article with map The Route of the Croydon Merstham Railway TRM 07 08/ Vol 93 570

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List of gypsum mines in the United Kingdom Mine exploration

List of gypsum mines in the United Kingdom Use the tools below to search for mines quarries sit You can combine all inputs eg just searching by name or by combining with other search parameters Mountfield Gypsum Mine United Kingdom / TQ 2 albums / 4 photos / 2 photo votes / 0 documents / 0 notes Last modified

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Land at Netherfield Road Netherfield East Sussex

Land at Netherfield Road Netherfield East Sussex Assessment of Impact of Gypsum Mines Report No R17 April MOUNTFIELD MINE 4 31 History 4 Land at Netherfield Road Netherfield East Sussex Page 5 min Given that the workings beneath the subject site are some distance from the mine

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List of gypsum mines in the United Kingdom Mine exploration

List of gypsum mines in the United Kingdom Use the tools below to search for mines quarries sit You can combine all inputs eg just searching by name or by combining with other search parameters Mountfield Gypsum Mine United Kingdom / TQ 2 albums / 4 photos / 2 photo votes / 0 documents / 0 notes Last modified

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Pastscape Detailed Result MOUNTFIELD MINERAL RAILWAY

Mineral railway linking the Mountfield gypsum mine with the London Hastings Branch Railway

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RAILSCOT Battle

Other railway and industry locations Gypsum Factory Mountfield Gypsum Mine Mountfield Tunnel Bopeep Junction Bopeep Tunnel Hastings Tunnel Fairlight Tunnel Ore Tunnel Cliff Railway Badger^s Oak Tunnel Stone Cross Junction Heathfield Tunnel Willington Junction Wadhurst Tunnel Tourist/other Hellingly Hospital Location names in dark blue are on

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Mountfield Gypsum Mine East Sussex 1 4wDH British

Oct 01 32 Mountfield Gypsum Mine East Sussex 1 4wDH British Gypsum Limited no2 TH 184V/ is seen having placed its train under the loading bunker at Mountfield Gypsum Mine The mine was established in by the Sub Wealden Gypsum Co but is now owned by British Gypsum

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Gypsum Mines kurgorguk

Gypsum Min Gypsum is in great demand by the building industry to make plaster and plasterboard both essential for internal walls In its natural state it is a rock found in seams which are several feet thick and it is crushed into powder to make the finished product

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