TL4556 : Busway & machinery

taken 8 years ago, near to Trumpington, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Busway & machinery
Busway & machinery
The track laying machine is visible in the distance. Some poor security guard had to sit here all weekend keeping an eye on the equipment! This is the view from alongside Clare College sports ground looking towards Cambridge. Within a mile of here the busway will, when completed, join the town road system at Cambridge railway station.
Cambridgeshire Guided Busway :: TL4555
Funding for the 'Guided Busway' was first applied for in July 2002. Cambridgeshire was awarded 92.5 million. By 2009 the estimated cost was put at 116.27million, in 2010 this estimate had risen to 161.0 million. By the end of 2010 the overall cost of this much delayed project was put at 180+ million.
Early photos taken during the construction phase were first taken in December 2007, it opened on 7 August 2011. See LinkExternal link for the official take on the route and services.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Guided Busway 
Category
Guided busway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 457 560 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.0228N 0:7.8358E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 457 560
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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