NY3856 : Disused railway viaduct, Carlisle

taken 4 years ago, near to Kingstown, Cumbria, Great Britain

Disused railway viaduct, Carlisle
Disused railway viaduct, Carlisle
This railway viaduct used to carry trains on the "Waverley route" across the River Eden at Carlisle. The trains crossing the viaduct ran from Carlisle to Edinburgh through the Scottish Lowlands.

The viaduct is currently closed, but there is a local campaign to make it safe and reopen it for pedestrians: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

The path in the foreground is part of the Hadrian's Wall Path, and also part of the Hadrian Cycleway.
River Eden (Cumbria)
The River Eden rises high in the North Pennines and flows 90 miles northwards to meet the Solway Firth. The lower part of its valley is called the Vale of Eden.
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NY3856, 57 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 29 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Derelict, Disused 
Ruin (from Tags)
Viaduct 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Viaduct  Railway Bridge 
Disused (from Tags)
Railway Bridge 
River (from Tags)
Eden  River Eden 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Hadrians Wall Path 
Ldp (from Tags)
Hadrians Wall Path 
Place (from Tags)
Carlisle 
County (from Tags)
Cumbria 
Primary Subject of Photo
Viaduct 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3839 5648 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.9538N 2:57.7343W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3842 5648
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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