SJ8293 : End of the line - for now

taken 5 years ago, near to Withington, Manchester, Great Britain

End of the line - for now
End of the line - for now, taken 5 years ago
The new Metrolink route to Chorlton / St Werburgh's Road opened in 2011. Track had been laid for a short distance beyond the St Werburgh's Road stop, and was in use as a headshunt. Work was well underway on the next two extensions to the network - a continuation of the South Manchester Line along the disused railway to Didsbury, and a line to Manchester Airport. The latter will leave the existing line near this point, cutting across former school playing fields and Chorlton Brook to join Mauldeth Road West.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 22 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Chorlton  Chorlton-Cum-Hardy 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8270 9342 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.2362N 2:15.7129W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8270 9342
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Manchester  Metrolink Extension  Manchester Metrolink  Tramway  LRT 

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