TF1605 : New footbridge at Foxcovert Road crossing, Glinton

taken 5 years ago, near to Glinton, Peterborough, Great Britain

New footbridge at Foxcovert Road crossing, Glinton
New footbridge at Foxcovert Road crossing, Glinton
Foxcovert Road - also spelled as Fox Covert Road - links Werrington on the northern periphery of Peterborough with the villages of Glinton and Peakirk. The former level crossing spans the railway line between Peterborough and Lincoln via Spalding and Sleaford. The crossing was closed to motor traffic many years ago but remained accessible to pedestrians and cyclists.
Following a long-running campaign by local councillors and residents in response to a fatal accident at the crossing in 2009, Network Rail announced in April 2013 that a footbridge would be constructed at the site. The bridge was inaugurated in September 2014. It incorporates sloped sections for cyclists as the route is used by pupils cycling from Werrington to attend Arthur Mellows Village College in Glinton.
For images of Foxcovert Road Crossing prior to the construction of the footbridge, see [[Link]] and [[Link]]
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Level Crossing 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Level Crossing  Bridge 
Bridge (from Tags)
Footbridge  Footbridge Over Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1637 0515 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8982N 0:16.9204W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 1638 0511
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Level Crossing (Former)  Former Level Crossing  Footbridge Over Railway  Railway Footbridge 

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