NT1071 : Rail Bridge over the M8 near Broxburn

taken 11 months ago, near to Burnside, West Lothian, Great Britain

Rail Bridge over the M8 near Broxburn
Rail Bridge over the M8 near Broxburn
The M8 motorway is one of the most significant roads in Scotland. Running for approximately 61 miles in length, the M8 connects Scotlandís two largest cities, Glasgow and Edinburgh, and serves other large communities including Airdrie, Coatbridge, Greenock, Livingston and Paisley. Of national economic importance, it provides a vital connection between the east and west of Scotland and, until the completion of the M74 in 2011, was the only motorway connection across the City of Glasgow.

The M8 is the busiest motorway in Scotland and one of the busiest in the United Kingdom; some sections of the route are used by up to 180,000 vehicles per day making it one of the most used motorways in Europe. It is notorious for traffic jams, especially its Central Glasgow section.


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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 August, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 June, 2020
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic Lumix TZ60 
Motorway (from Tags)
M8 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 106 712 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.5545N 3:25.8602W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 105 712
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Motorway  Railway Bridge 

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