SJ8297 : Metrolink viaduct

taken 7 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Metrolink viaduct
Metrolink viaduct
A tram heading for Altrincham crosses the old Cheshire Lines Committee viaduct shortly before crossing the Bridgewater Canal at Cornbrook. There is a marked contrast in brickwork colour and style between the CLC line and the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham of 1849. The CLC viaduct dates from 1880, when the lines were re-routed to the new Manchester Central Station SJ8397 : Manchester Central (G-Mex), rising onto imposing steel girder bridges SJ8397 : Railway Viaducts at Catalan Square to gain sufficient height.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Railway viaduct   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 824 972 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.2796N 2:15.9605W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 824 971
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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