Part 1: Point Pleasent to Brooch Head
This is part one of our journey to Shearbourne, the 20 miles to Brooch Head. This section of the line is mainly urban, nad follows the sea all the way to Shearbourne. We will make no stops on this part of the journey.
Major towns on route:
Railway infrasturture facts:
Linespeed 110 miles per hour
Track allingment: quadrupled
Control Centres: Grovsnor Juction (Point PLeasent), Tanners Lane (Brooch Head
Electrification: 25kv ac overhead
Stations called at:
A view of Point Pleasent station and its approches. Point Pleasent Victoria was built in 1837 for the arrival of the Point Pleasent and Providence Railway. However, following the branch to City of Coralane being built, and the expansion of its suburban network, it went thorgh a rebuilding process in 1860 and again in 1885. Point Pleasent Victoria is now the terminous of the Intercity routes in Point Pleasent. Point Pleasent City being for suburban services to the east coast. And Point Pleasent North fo services to the south coast.
INTERCOM-Ding, dong "The next train to depart from platform seven will be the 11:16 Intercity Coralane service to Shearbourne via Chowden. Calling at: Huntsmouth, Deansport, Providence, Great Providence, Chowden and Shearbourne. First class is towards the front of this train. This train is formed of of 8 coaches. Platfrom 7 for the 11:16 Intercity Corlalne service to Shearbourne. Is ready to leave.
An interior view.