1979

NZ2463 : New Tunnels in Newcastle

taken 44 years ago, near to Gateshead, England

New Tunnels in Newcastle
New Tunnels in Newcastle
When the Tyne and Wear Metro was constructed, it crossed the Tyne by its own new bridge, later to be christened the Queen Elizabeth bridge. At the north end of the bridge, the underground section to Central and Haymarket commenced at the tunnel portals shown here, photographed several months before Metro services began and before the overhead wires had been put in place.

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Category: Tunnel > Tunnel
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Newcastle [730] · Newcastle Central Station [482] · Tyne [291] · Bridge [282] · Queen Elizabeth [94] ·
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NZ2463, 1547 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Dr Neil Clifton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 27 October, 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 September, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 246 636 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:57.9960N 1:36.9910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 247 635
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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