SP0484 : Birmingham & Worcester Canal and railway line

taken 12 years ago, near to Edgbaston, Birmingham, Great Britain

Birmingham & Worcester Canal and railway line
Birmingham & Worcester Canal and railway line
Looking southwest from Somerset Road. Pritchatts Road crosses the railway line and canal at the bridges in the distance. The Worcester and Birmingham Canal was built to link the River Severn to Birmingham & the Black Country. The railway line originally formed the former Midland Railway's West Suburban Railway, opened in 3rd April 1876. The line was electrified in the 1970s to form the Cross City Line, and is heavily used. The passing train is a longer distance central trains service.
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Saturday, 21 January, 2006   (more nearby)
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Monday, 23 January, 2006
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Railway and canal   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 049 843 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.3978N 1:55.7591W
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