J4874 : Old railway, Newtownards (3)

near to Drumhirk and Conlig, Ireland

Old railway, Newtownards (3)
Old railway, Newtownards (3)
See J4974 : Old railway, Newtownards (2). A very short stretch of old railway line at the Crawfordsburn Road (immediately behind me). It was between Comber and the station - photograph no 30 in this link LinkExternal link and here J4974 : Old railway, Newtownards (1). J4874 : Course of old railway, Newtownards (31 October 2013) shows the course of the line on the other side of the road.
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.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Albert Bridge and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
year taken
2011
Loading map... (JavaScript required)
Grid Square
J4874, 155 images   (more nearby)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Image classification?
Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 30 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 30 September, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 484 746 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.8903N 5:42.1990W
Photographer Location
Irish: geotagged! J 484 746
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
Clickable map
+

Forward to a
friend by email


Other Tags
Newtownards  Railway (Dismantled) 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

This page has been viewed about 155 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register
please support us