SJ8990 : Wellington Road North Bus Shelter

taken 10 years ago, near to Stockport, Great Britain

Wellington Road North Bus Shelter
Wellington Road North Bus Shelter
The bus shelter at Wellington Road North is the main stopping point in Stockport for the 192 bus service from Hazel Grove and Stepping Hill to Manchester.
Greater Manchester bus route 192

Greater Manchester bus route 192 is a frequent and popular bus route running between Manchester city centre and Stockport. It carries over nine million passengers each year, and is often considered to be the busiest bus route in the country.

The service begins near to Piccadilly station (on the return to Manchester, it terminates in Piccadilly Gardens). From here, the route mainly follows the length of the A6, serving Manchester, Ardwick, Longsight, Levenshulme, Heaton Chapel, Stockport town centre, Heaviley, Great Moor, Stepping Hill and Hazel Grove, terminating near to the Rising Sun pub.

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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, 20 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 October, 2012
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Roads, Road transport 
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A6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 891 904 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6395N 2:9.8722W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 891 904
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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