2013

NZ2566 : Tyne and Wear Metro, West Jesmond

taken 11 years ago, near to Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Tyne and Wear Metro, West Jesmond
Tyne and Wear Metro, West Jesmond
This section was originally opened by the Blyth and Tyne Railway on 27 June 1864 as part of its extension from Holywell to Newcastle New Bridge Street.

In the distance are the platforms of West Jesmond station - opened by the North Eastern railway on 1 December 1900.

The line was closed 23 January 1978 for conversion to Metro and re-opened 11 August 1980.

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Geographical Context: Suburb, Urban fringe Railways Primary Subject: Railway
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · West Jesmond Metro Station [14] · Metro Lines [10] ·
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NZ2566, 184 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anthony Foster   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 20 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 March, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2513 6646 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.5258N 1:36.5263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2516 6639
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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