Cornwall Minerals Railway

Introduction

These are new sections of line and deviations for some portions of existing line built for the Cornwall Minerals Railway when it took over the existing portions of Treffry's Railways and joined the west and east portions together.






Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.


Gravel Hill to East Wheel Rose





A type 2 brings a train into the remote station of Shepherds - named after a nearby farm - on the line between Newquay and Chacewater in September ...
John Thorn /09/1962
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Trevemper Deviation








Newquay Station approach

This gate closes the lower end of the incline which formerly carried the Harbour Tramway up from the harbour to street level see image 47927. The ...
Ken Strachan 12/04/2017
Waiting to board 150246 at Newquay terminus on 1 June 2002 with an early afternoon service to Par. ...
Ian Dinmore 01/06/2002
Bring me sunshine - exceptional weather for the time of year, but at Newquay, not Morecambe. The single car diesel unit, no. 153318, will soon travel ...
Ken Strachan 29/11/2014
Homeward bound holidaymakers have time to pause and reflect at Newquay station in July 1992. They are waiting to board the HST service to Paddington ...
Mark Dufton /07/1992
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Cosworth Deviation




Toldish Tunnel Deviation




Melangoose Branch

A Newquay - Par DMU approaching St Dennis Junction signal box in August 1987. View is north west from the Meledor Mill branch. ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1987
St Dennis Junction signal box on the Newquay line. ...
Ian Dinmore //
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I think we can safely describe this as a disused buffer stop. Scene at Meledor Mill in November 2014. Notice the small deposit of processed china clay ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
The Lea Valley Railway Club 'Royal Duchy' railtour visiting the china clay sidings at Meledor Mill, Cornwall, on 30 April 1977. The DMU is ...
Ian Dinmore 30/04/1977
The Royal Duchy railtour at the china clay sidings at Meledor Mill in April 1977. The tour from Paddington, organised by the Lea Valley Railway ...
Ian Dinmore 30/04/1977
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St Dennis Junction to Bugle

A Newquay - Par DMU approaching St Dennis Junction signal box in August 1987. View is north west from the Meledor Mill branch. ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1987
St Dennis Junction signal box on the Newquay line. ...
Ian Dinmore //
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There's plenty of moonlight, where are the girls? The antithesis of showbiz, looking towards Newquay at Roche on a spring evening in 2017. ...
Ken Strachan 10/04/2017
Platform scene at Roche, Cornwall, looking west towards Newquay in the summer of 1995. ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1995
A young passenger asks the 09.38 to Newquay to stop at Roche on 12th April. ...
Ken Strachan 12/04/2017
A DMU at Roche on the Newquay branch in August 1995 ...
Ian Dinmore /08/1995
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An InterCity HST calls at Bugle on Cornwall's Atlantic Coast Line to Newquay in the summer of 1994. ...
Ian Dinmore 06/08/1994
A Newquay - London HST nears Bugle station in 1993. ...
Ian Dinmore //1993
Looking over Bugle station on the Newquay branch in the 1970s. View is south east towards Par from the A391 road bridge. [Ref query 12924] ...
Ewan Crawford Collection 14/09/1976
Platform view at Bugle station on the Newquay branch in July 1991. ...
Ian Dinmore /07/1991
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A summer Saturday HST service on the Newquay branch at Goonbarrow Junction signal box in August 1994.
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Ian Dinmore 06/08/1994
Going by the planks removed from the pit, the ladder below, the 'Not to be Moved' sign, and the Land Rover on the right, this 0-6-0DH will need some ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
Scene at the Imerys Rocks china clay works at Goonbarrow Junction on 28th November 2014, as 0-6-0DH 'Isaac' waits patiently for each wagon to ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
One of those often overlooked details. The trolley carries a 110V AC-driven air compressor, which is hooked up to each wagon in turn to power the ...
Ken Strachan 28/11/2014
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Luxulyan to Ponts Mill Deviation








Par to Fowey





China clay loading in progress at Carne Point, Cornwall, in 1977, near the end of the branch south from Lostwithiel to Fowey Harbour. The pair of ...
Ian Dinmore //1977
The infamous Western China Clay Railtour of 4 December 1976 stands at Carne Point, Cornwall, in the fading afternoon light, with the Maybach ...
Ian Dinmore 04/12/1976
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