SJ3795 : Exit to Blackthorne Road

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Aintree, Sefton, Great Britain

Exit to Blackthorne Road
Exit to Blackthorne Road
One of the access points to/from National Cycle Route 62.
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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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 12 November, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3742 9515 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.9627N 2:56.6255W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3744 9514
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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