NY2824 : Along the former railway [13]

taken 2 months ago, near to Keswick, Cumbria, Great Britain

Along the former railway [13]
Along the former railway [13]
The A66 Keswick Bypass crosses both the River Greta and the path created on the trackbed of the dismantled Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway.
A four mile long footpath was created by the Lake District National Park Authority between Threlkeld and Keswick though the Greta Gorge. Three bridges on the footpath were damaged or destroyed in the winter 2015 floods and are still (in 2019) in the process of being repaired.
The Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway was 31 miles long with eight intermediate stations and opened in 1864. The section from Keswick to Cockermouth was closed in 1966 leaving Keswick at the end of a single line branch from Penrith which survived until 6th March, 1972.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 20 June, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2807 2402 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.3722N 3:6.9051W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2803 2389
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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