SJ3894 : Former railway bridge, Norris Green

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

Former railway bridge, Norris Green
Former railway bridge, Norris Green
Looking along the old railway route, now a Sustrans cycle route. See SJ3894 : Broad Lane railway bridge Norris Green for a side view.
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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Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 November, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3830 9417 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.4405N 2:55.8190W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3831 9415
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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