SE0007 : Railway and Canal in Diggle

taken 9 years ago, near to Diggle, Oldham, Great Britain

Railway and Canal  in Diggle
Railway and Canal in Diggle
The railway on the left is the main Manchester to Huddersfield line that opened in 1848.
The train in the picture is the TransPennine Express which is one of the few train operating companies in the United Kingdom running 24 hours a day including through New Years Eve night.

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal on the right runs between Huddersfield in West Yorkshire and Ashton under Lyne in Greater Manchester.
The canal opened in 1811 and closed in 1944.
In 1974 the Huddersfield Canal Society was formed with the objective of seeing a re-opening of the canal and in May 2001 the whole canal became navigable once more LinkExternal link

Compare this picture with SE0007 : Railway and Frozen Canal in Diggle taken in the winter of 2009.

SD9905 : Huddersfield to Manchester Railway
SD9904 : Road and Rail
SD9906 : Uppermill Viaduct
SD9905 : Railway Pedestrian Crossing
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 March, 2008   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 1 March, 2008
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 005 078 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.0410N 1:59.5991W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 005 079
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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