2016

NZ3841 : Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway

taken 8 years ago, near to Shotton Colliery, County Durham, England

Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway
Haswell to Hart Countryside Walkway
Inside the long cutting by Shotton Colliery.
Hartlepool Railway and Dock Company Railway :: NZ3842

Hartlepool Dock and Railway Company built a railway to Haswell in the 1830s to bring coal down to Hartlepool from inland collieries. The line "met" the Durham and Sunderland Railway at Haswell, but at rightangles and there were two stations. The lines were joined with a curve by the North Eastern Railway in the 1870s.

The railway closed in 1968 and is now the Castle Eden Walkway / National Cycle Network Route 14.


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NZ3841, 16 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Richard Webb   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 August, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3875 4183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.1943N 1:23.9527W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3873 4187
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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