SK8055 : Newark flat rail crossing

near to Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Newark flat rail crossing
Newark flat rail crossing
The East Coast Main Line and Lincoln to Nottingham lines cross here. It is the fastest flat crossing in the UK, trains are allowed to cross at 100 mph (note sign). The crossing is in fact a diamond shape. Newark Dyke bridge is seen in the distance, the bridge is only just over 10 years old.
East Coast Main Line
The East Coast Main Line is a 393 mile long high speed electrified railway between London and Edinburgh, via Peterborough, Doncaster, York and Newcastle. It was constructed between 1846 & 1871 by several different rail companies.
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Julian P Guffogg   (find more nearby)
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Sunday, 25 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 25 December, 2011
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Newark Dyke Bridge 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8014 5549 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.4370N 0:48.2883W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 8016 5537
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