SJ8198 : Salford Crescent from Salford Crescent

taken 9 months ago, 3 km from Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Salford Crescent from Salford Crescent
Salford Crescent from Salford Crescent
The top of Salford Crescent SJ8198 : Lines at Salford Crescent, the railway station, from Salford Crescent, the A6 road.
Salford Crescent Railway Station
Salford Crescent Station opened in 1987. It is one of two railway stations in Salford, the other being Salford Central.

The station consists of a single island platform with a ticket office and waiting room. It is also signposted as "For University of Salford", as the station is located in between the University's Peel Park Campus and the Frederick Road Campus.

Salford Crescent is on two main rail lines. It forms the point of a split in the Manchester-Preston Line, with local services running on to Manchester Victoria and long-distance services going to Manchester Piccadilly. It is also part of the line between Manchester and Southport. Due to its location it is frequently used as an interchange between the two lines.
The A6
The A6 is Britain's fourth longest road and one of the main historic north-south roads in England. It currently runs for 299 miles from Luton in Bedfordshire to Carlisle in Cumbria, although it formerly started at a junction with the A1 at Barnet.

Running north west from Luton, the road travels through Bedford, bypasses Rushden, Kettering and Market Harborough, continues through Leicester, Loughborough, Derby and Matlock before going through the Peak District to Bakewell, Buxton, Stockport, Manchester, Salford, Pendleton, Irlams o' th' Height, Pendlebury, Swinton, Walkden, Little Hulton, Bolton, Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal and Penrith before reaching Carlisle.

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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Railways 
Road (from Tags)
A6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8180 9883 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1520N 2:16.5447W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8175 9880
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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