J3773 : The North Road bridge, Belfast

taken 6 years ago, near to Sydenham, Ormeau, Ballyhackamore, Ballymacarret and Knock, Northern Ireland

The North Road bridge, Belfast
The North Road bridge, Belfast
See J3773 : Old railway bridge, Belfast (May 2007). The former railway bridge seen from below, on the Comber Greenway J3773 : Spring on the Comber Greenway, Belfast 2011 (1). The concrete extension, nearest the camera, dates from the widening of the North Road in 1930 – 80 years after the line opened.
The Belfast and County Down Railway

The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.
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Date Taken
Monday, 8 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Bridge 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 372 736 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5578N 5:52.6250W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 373 736
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Belfast  Path  Old Railway Line Path  Railway (Dismantled)  Widened Bridge  Concrete Bridge  Comber Greenway 

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