SD5419 : M6 Motorway near Euxton

taken 4 years ago, near to Euxton, Lancashire, Great Britain

M6 Motorway near Euxton
M6 Motorway near Euxton
Looking northwards from the bridge at Runshaw Lane.
M6 Motorway

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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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 October, 2016   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 9 October, 2016
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Motorway (from Tags)
M6 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 546 194 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.1730N 2:41.2455W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 546 193
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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