J3773 : Comber Greenway sign, Belfast

taken 14 years ago, 3 km from Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Comber Greenway sign, Belfast
Comber Greenway sign, Belfast
With the old railway J3673 : Old railway, Belfast (4) now converted to the Comber Greenway J3873 : Old railway, Belfast (3), the former Bloomfield Walkway has been incorporated and renamed. This sign is at the steps J3773 : The Comber Greenway steps, Belfast on the North Road.
The Belfast and County Down Railway

The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 December, 2009
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 372 736 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5630N 5:52.6155W
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Irish: geotagged! J 372 736
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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