NY5423 : Northbound M6 in Cumbria

taken 5 months ago, near to Hackthorpe, Cumbria, Great Britain

Northbound M6 in Cumbria
Northbound M6 in Cumbria
The M6 motorway near Hackthorpe
M6 Motorway
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby to the Gretna junction (J45). Here it becomes the A74(M) which continues to Glasgow.
The M6 is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom (232 miles) and one of the busiest. It incorporates the first length of motorway opened in the UK (the Preston bypass in 1958) and forms part of a motorway "Backbone of Britain", running north-south between London and Glasgow via the industrial North of England. It is also part of the east-west route between the Midlands and the east coast ports.
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 May, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M6 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 545 231 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0826N 2:42.3029W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 545 230
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Driver Location Sign  DLS  M6 A 452.3 

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