NY2824 : Along the former railway [25]

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

Along the former railway [25]
Along the former railway [25]
A view of the River Greta looking upstream from the bridge carrying the path 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
Wednesday, 17 July, 2019
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2884 2430 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.5297N 3:6.1941W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2874 2429
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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