J4974 : Old railway, Newtownards (1)
taken 6 years ago, near to Drumhirk, Conlig and Newtownards, Northern Ireland
The Belfast and County Down Railway
The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.
- Grid Square
- J4974, 87 images (more nearby )
- Albert Bridge (find more nearby)
- Image classification?
- Date Taken
- Thursday, 11 August, 2011 (more nearby)
- Thursday, 11 August, 2011
- Geographical Context
- Railway (from Tags)
- Subject Location
Irish: J 495 746 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.8924N 5:41.1774W
- Camera Location
- Irish: J 496 746
- View Direction
- West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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