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Can anybody assist me? I'm after the gradient profile for the ex NER Richmond branch in North Yorkshire. Can't seem to find it anywhere online...

 

Chris

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Hi Chis

Today I was visiting the NER.org website and  they sell a book about gradient profiles

NER Gradient Sections, 1905

 

£4.50

NER Gradient Sections, 1905 quantity

Category: Diagram Books

Description

Additional information https://ner.org.uk/product/standard-railway-equipment-permanent-way-1926/

I don't know if the Richmond Branch is in it but maybe you could ask around who has this book

Greetz

Henk

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Hi Chris

 

I don't know from wich part you need the gradients of the railway

line but this is what I could find for the line from the station till bridge 7

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Chris

 

I don't know if I help you with the gradients of the Richmond Branch but I have this found in meters about see level:

R station 100 meters

Bridge 7 95 meters

Brokenbrea  78 meters

B o S near A1 72 meters

After cittadella 68 meters

Near Uckerby 58 meters

Above North Cowton 50 meters

ECML eryholme 54 meters

 

Found these via Mapmyride

 

Henk

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Hi Chris

Some years ago I walked the most, were possible, the Richmond Branch line.

 

In my memory the highest gradient is were the line is near the river, were now is the camping site, see google earth, and than up to Broken Brea.

 

Henk

 

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