SJ2207 : Welcome to Welshpool railway station

taken 3 years ago, near to Welshpool/Y Trallwng, Powys, Great Britain

Welcome to Welshpool railway station
Welcome to Welshpool railway station
In an arrogant piece of planning, the station at Welshpool was moved in the early 1990s to allow for the construction of the A483 Welshpool bypass. The road was construction along the original railway alignment and the line moved. The road opened in July 1993. The listed railway station building has survived but is now given over to retail. Instead, rail passengers now have to negotiate a long ramped footbridge over the bypass and railway line to an island platform. There are no facilities other than a small shelter.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Railways 
Railway Station (from Tags)
Welshpool 
Place (from Tags)
Welshpool 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2291 0724 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.4429N 3:8.4675W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2290 0724
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Footbridge  Ramp  Welshpool Station  A483  Railway Station 

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