SJ7945 : Site of former Keele station, 1999

taken 18 years ago, near to Keele, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Site of former Keele station, 1999
Site of former Keele station, 1999
View eastward on A525, under bridge carrying ex-North Stafford Stoke - Newcastle-under-Lyme (to left) - (to right) Market Drayton/Harecastle line. Keele station had been up to the right and was closed 7/5/56, when passenger services west of Silverdale ceased; Stoke - Silverdale 2/3/64 (goods 30/8/71), services on the branch to Harecastle having ended 27/4/31. Goods traffic to Harecastle (Alsager East Junction) lasted until 7/1/63, to Market Drayton until 16/3/67. The line over the bridge remains, buried in vegetation, having borne freight to/from Silverdale Colliery until 1998.(Cf. SJ7945 : Railway Bridge, A525, Keele).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 September, 1999   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 20 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 797 458 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:0.5472N 2:18.2395W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 797 458
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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