2010

SD6102 : Strangeways East Junction

taken 14 years ago, near to Bickershaw, Wigan, England

Strangeways East Junction
Strangeways East Junction
The London & North Western Railway (LNWR) opened its Wigan to Manchester line via Atherton and Tyldesley in 1864. The line closed as a through route in 1969. A connection was made with the Great Central line (1884-1967) to Wigan Central station at Bickershaw Junction / Strangeways East Junction. This photo was taken from near to Strangeways East Junction looking towards Bickershaw Junction. The LNWR route ran east-west over the bridge.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Junction and the Connection [6] · LNWR Route Ran East-west over the Bridge [2] ·
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SD6102, 18 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Ashcroft   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 9 April, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 April, 2010
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 616 029 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3249N 2:34.7671W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 615 031
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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