NZ4152 : Site of Ryhope railway station

taken 2 years ago, near to Ryhope, Sunderland, Great Britain

Site of Ryhope railway station
Site of Ryhope railway station
This image was taken on the site of Ryhope railway station. The footbridge is all that remains of the station.

Ryhope station closed to passengers in 1953, although the railway line remained in use for freight until the 1990s. The railway route now forms part of National Cycle Network route 1.
National Cycle Network Route 1
National Route 1 of the National Cycle Network is a long distance cycle route connecting Dover and the Shetland Islands mainly via the east coast of England and Scotland. The route is all signed and open except between London and Woodbridge (in Suffolk) and between Whitby and Staithes (in Yorkshire).
Hawthorn/Ryhope Way :: NZ3950
A path using the trackbed of the Durham and Sunderland Railway. It is part of the National Cycle Network (Route 1) and has mostly a whindust surface.
The National Cycle Network
The National Cycle Network is a network of cycle routes. It was created by the charity Sustrans LinkExternal link (Sustainable Transport), aided by a National Lottery grant.

Many routes aim to minimise contact with motor traffic, though 70% of them are on roads.[2] In some cases the NCN uses pedestrian routes, disused railways, minor roads, canal towpaths, or traffic-calmed routes in towns and cities.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 October, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Place (from Tags)
Wearside  Ryhope 
Near (from Tags)
County (from Tags)
Tyne & Wear 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4135 5274 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.0641N 1:21.4349W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 4134 5272
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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