SP8241 : Stantonbury: Grafton Street footbridge

taken 4 years ago, near to Bradwell, Milton Keynes, Great Britain

Stantonbury: Grafton Street footbridge
Stantonbury: Grafton Street footbridge
This footbridge follows the route of the former London & North Western Railway's Newport Pagnell branch from Wolverton. As originally constructed the railway passed over the valley of Loughton Brook here on a continuous high embankment with the stream culverted below. After the railway became a victim of Dr Beeching in the 1960s, the development of Milton Keynes proceeded apace. A new "vertical" road was necessary here and a footbridge was constructed to maintain the old railway route as a footpath. This is the view from SP8241 : Grand Union Canal: Grafton Street Aqueduct.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8291 4102 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.6818N 0:47.5237W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8286 4104
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Footbridge  Railway (Dismantled) 

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