TQ8453 : Hospital Road goes over CTRL

taken 9 years ago, near to Eyhorne Street, Kent, Great Britain

Hospital Road goes over CTRL
Hospital Road goes over CTRL
Hospital Road leads from A20 Ashford Road towards Hollingbourne.
Channel Tunnel Rail Link going under bridge leading to Ashford/Folkestone from Ebbsfleet/London.
High Speed 1
High Speed 1 (originally called The Channel Tunnel Rail Link or CTRL), is a 69-mile stretch of railway linking the Channel Tunnel and St Pancras station in London. Built at a cost of 5.2 billion, the line was opened on 14th November 2007, cutting Eurostar journey times by 40 minutes, compared with the previous route which was shared with local trains, restricting the speed severely. Trains travel at speeds up to 140mph on the high speed line.

In June 2010 the government put the line up for sale for 1.5 billion.
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TQ8453, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 March, 2009
Category
Road bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 841 537 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.1911N 0:38.2318E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 841 537
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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