J3752 : Old railway, Ballynahinch (4)

near to Ballynahinch, Ireland

Old railway, Ballynahinch (4)
Old railway, Ballynahinch (4)
Some 62 years after closure the course of the Ballynahinch branch remains clearly visible. This view shows the line, on the Ballynahinch Jct side of here J3752 : Old railway bridge, Ballynahinch, from this gate J3752 : Gate, Ballynahinch on the Crossgar 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.
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Saturday, 3 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 3 March, 2012
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Irish: geotagged! J 377 526 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.2382N 5:52.7302W
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Irish: geotagged! J 377 526
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