2011

TL4661 : Celebrating the Busway Opening

taken 12 years ago, near to Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England

Celebrating the Busway Opening
Celebrating the Busway Opening
The infamous Guided Busway has a cycle track alongside - so far tarmacked from Cambridge as far as Swavesey. On the occasion of the busway's much-delayed opening, the Cambridge Cycling Campaign organised a ride to publicise this parallel facility. Here the ride has just gathered itself together at Milton Road and is approaching the station/bus stop at Cambridge Regional College.
Cambridgeshire Guided Busway :: TL4555

Funding for the 'Guided Busway' was first applied for in July 2002. Cambridgeshire was awarded 92.5 million. By 2009 the estimated cost was put at 116.27million, in 2010 this estimate had risen to 161.0 million. By the end of 2010 the overall cost of this much delayed project was put at 180+ million.
Early photos taken during the construction phase were first taken in December 2007, it opened on 7 August 2011. See LinkExternal link for the official take on the route and services.


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Geographical Context: Suburb, Urban fringe Roads, Road transport Cambridge: Guided Busway other tags: Cycleway Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Guided Busway [23] · Milton Road into Cambridge [20] · Science Park Stop [18] · Open [6] ·
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TL4661, 244 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Keith Edkins   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 7 August, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4635 6146 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:13.9135N 0:8.4926E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 4604 6162
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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