SJ2207 : Former site of Welshpool railway station

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

Former site of Welshpool railway station
Former site of 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 (on the right) 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 a little way to the north. There are no facilities other than a small shelter.
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SJ2207, 453 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 22 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Welshpool 
Road (from Tags)
A483 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Station 
Primary Subject of Photo
Rabbit 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2291 0716 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.3998N 3:8.4664W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 2293 0718
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Railway Station  A483  Footbridge  Welshpool Station 

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