SJ3993 : Crosby Green bridge

taken 4 years ago, near to West Derby, Liverpool, Great Britain

Crosby Green bridge
Crosby Green bridge
The bridge formerly carried a road over the railway line here. The road to the west of the line has been cut off by more recent development, and the bridge itself, its parapets partly demolished, appears to be blocked off as a route. The trackbed below is now part of the Sustrans cycle/walking route.
Liverpool Extension Line (NCN62)

Opened in 1879/80 by the Cheshire Lines Committee, this important freight artery ran from Hunts Cross on the Liverpool to Manchester line northwards to Aintree, where it met lines from various directions. Although principally a freight line, there was some local passenger traffic and it also served as a useful route for charter trains to Aintree race course.

The line closed in 1975, and since the 1980s it has formed part of Sustrans' National Cycle Network route 62 (Fleetwood to Selby).

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SJ3993, 24 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3925 9307 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.8539N 2:54.9483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3925 9307
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Road Bridge (Disused)  Former Railway Track Bed  National Cycle Route 62 

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