SJ3697 : Curved path, NCN62

taken 4 years ago, near to Aintree, Sefton, Great Britain

Curved path, NCN62
Curved path, NCN62
The path curves right an upwards at this point to join the route of the former LMSR Fazakerley and Mersey Branch railway.
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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Tuesday, 14 November, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3645 9738 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.1582N 2:57.5288W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 3646 9734
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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