NX9709 : The Cumbrian Coast Line

taken 2 months ago, near to Coulderton, Cumbria, England

The Cumbrian Coast Line
The Cumbrian Coast Line
Opened as the Whitehaven & Furness Junction Railway in 1848 and becoming a part of the Furness Railway in 1866, this section of the Cumbrian Coast Line hugs the sea shore at the base of slumped and unstable cliffs of glacial till; it consequently requires frequent maintenance to avoid damage from landslip and erosion.
St. Bees Head is in the background.
Cumbrian Coast Line

This railway follows the West Cumbria Coast from Barrow to Carlisle. First opened in 1844 and completed in 1866.


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NX9709, 10 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Adrian Taylor   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 30 March, 2024   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 31 March, 2024
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9759 0966 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:28.3161N 3:34.9071W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9763 0961
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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