SJ5212 : Railway Bridge over the A49

taken 4 months ago, near to Uffington, Shropshire, Great Britain

Railway Bridge over the A49
Railway Bridge over the A49
The A49 to the east of Shrewsbury, as it approaches its junction with the A5.
The A49
The A49 is a major road that runs for 158 miles from Bamber Bridge, near Preston, to Ross-on-Wye.

The section north of Warrington is mostly a non-primary road for local traffic, having been largely superseded by the M6 motorway. South of Warrington, the route traverses the Welsh Marches region LinkExternal link , following the hills along the English/Welsh borders although it never actually enters Wales; usually running around ten miles away from the border as it winds its way through Cheshire, Shropshire and Herefordshire although it comes within a couple of miles near Whitchurch. The road is all primary but mainly single carriageway, which means that traffic queues sometimes build up behind tractors or slow-moving goods vehicles. The stretch between the A5 at Shrewsbury and Ross-on-Wye is a trunk road, maintained by the national Highways England.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 June, 2019
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Road (from Tags)
A49 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 527 123 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:42.4155N 2:42.0278W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 527 126
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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