SJ3696 : Footbridge over path to Crescent Road

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

Footbridge over path to Crescent Road
Footbridge over path to Crescent Road
This site was part of Fazakerley Junction. A footpath crossed under the line in a subway. Most of the path is now open to the air apart from where the Sustrans path crosses it here.
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 3671 9609 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:27.4645N 2:57.2782W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3673 9607
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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