SJ8831 : Approaching Stafford Services (Southbound)

taken 7 years ago, near to Yarnfield, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Approaching Stafford Services (Southbound)
Approaching Stafford Services (Southbound)
The M6 motorway runs from junction 19 of the M1 at the Catthorpe Interchange, near Rugby to the Gretna junction (J45). Here it becomes the A74(M) which continues to Glasgow.
The M6 is the longest motorway in the United Kingdom (232 miles) and one of the busiest. It incorporates the first length of motorway opened in the UK (the Preston bypass in 1958) and forms part of a motorway "Backbone of Britain", running north-south between London and Glasgow via the industrial North of England. It is also part of the east-west route between the Midlands and the east coast ports.


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SJ8831, 32 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 May, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
M6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8880 3183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.0287N 2:10.0729W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8876 3192
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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