J4253 : Old railway near Crossgar (1)

taken 11 years ago, near to Listooder, Northern Ireland

Old railway near Crossgar (1)
Old railway near Crossgar (1)
The course of the old Belfast and County Down Railway (Saintfield – Crossgar section) looking towards Saintfield and Belfast from the bridge on the Abbeyview Road J4253 : Old railway bridge near Crossgar near Crossgar.
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
Wednesday, 9 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 9 June, 2010
Category
Railway (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 426 537 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.7132N 5:48.2413W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 426 536
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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