SE2436 : Looking across the River Aire towards Kirkstall Forge Station

taken 1 year ago, near to Horsforth, Leeds, Great Britain

Looking across the River Aire towards Kirkstall Forge Station
Looking across the River Aire towards Kirkstall Forge Station
Taken on the day that Kirkstall Forge Station opened, and 2 or 3 days after the access road was opened to the public.
This picture shows the opposite bank of the river, but the river itself is out of sight 2 or 3 metres below the level of the road.
The woodland in the background is Bramley Fall park.
Kirkstall Forge Station, now open
Kirkstall Forge Station officially opened on Sunday 19th June 2016, although the site was accessible at least 2 days earlier. The station is served by 1 train per hour each way towards Leeds and Bradford, which should increase as demand increases. It is intended to serve offices and residential buildings which will be built on the Kirkstall Forge site, and has a substantial car park for park-and-ride passengers. The journey time to Leeds station is 8 minutes, considerably better than the scheduled time by bus. For those of us living on this side of Horsforth it offers a significantly quicker journey than going to the city centre by car.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 June, 2016   (more nearby)
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Monday, 20 June, 2016
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
River  Road 
River (from Tags)
Aire  River Aire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 246 367 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:49.5592N 1:37.5836W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 246 367
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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River Aire  New Road  Kirkstall Forge  Kirkstall Forge Station 

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