SJ8399 : Great Ducie Street Railway Bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Great Ducie Street Railway Bridge
Great Ducie Street Railway Bridge
Bridge carrying the railway over Great Ducie Street (A56) between Manchester Victoria Station and the (now demolished) Manchester Exchange Station.
The A56
The A56 is an important regional road across northwest England, and one of the two major roads through the city of Manchester (the other being the A6). It runs for 81 miles between the city of Chester in Cheshire and the village of Broughton in North Yorkshire via a mixture of single and dual carriageway sections.

The road was once a trunk route from Chester as far as Burnley but now, only the short dual carriageway section between the M66 and M65 remains a designated as trunk route, and the road has largely been superseded by the faster A51/A54/A556 (and later the M56), and the M66/M65.

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SJ8399, 207 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 24 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 June, 2010
Category
Railway bridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 838 990 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2601N 2:14.7143W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 838 991
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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