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Havenstreet railway station
In front of you in the online camera there is the Havenstreet railway station – one of the stops for the Isle of Wight steam trains. As well as you can see in the live stream, the train tracks are narrow-gauge railway. The track width is approximately 1.4 meters.
The Isle of Wight Steam Railway, which this webcam shows well, dates back to 1875. There are four stations in total: Smallbrook Junction, Ashey, Wotton and Havenstreet, which is shown by an online live camera. All 15 locomotives operate on the Isle of Wight railway, both steam and diesel traction.
The live-streamed Isle of Wight Steam Railway is the island’s true heritage. Its length is 9 km. On the way, the trains also pass a small village like Havenstreet, with a station in this webcam.
Isle of Wight
The Isle of Wight, with an online train station, is the largest British island and a separate county. This archipelago is located in the English Channel. It is separated from Great Britain by the The Solent Strait. White is called “Little England”.
The island where the webcam is located has gained popularity for its resorts and rich historical past. The poet Lord A. Tennyson lived on the island and the Russian writer I. Turgenev spent his time there. White was chosen by Queen Victoria: here was her summer residence of Osborne House in the village of East Cowes.
The Royal Yacht Regatta, held in 1851, served as a striking historical event of the Isle of Wight, from where the live stream is taking place. In honor of the winning vessel, the regatta was named America’s Cup. Today this event is the most famous competition in the world.
The largest city and capital of the island is Newport, located along the River Medina. The historic 11th century Carisbrooke Castle stands out from the historical sights. On its territory there is a chapel of St. Peter, which houses a historical museum.
On the Isle of Wight, with a station in this webcam, there is a well-preserved Roman estate of the 3rd century.
In addition to architectural beauty, the Island Line steam railway is perfectly preserved on White. One of its stations falls into the lens of this online camera. The old-fashioned type of trains attracts tourists who want to travel back in time.
Of the natural attractions of the Isle of Wight, the Chalk cliffs of the Needles, located in Alum Bay, deserve attention. It is a picturesque place with sharp rocks.