J5979 : Old railway wall, Donaghadee

taken 10 years ago, near to Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Old railway wall, Donaghadee
Old railway wall, Donaghadee
Part of much longer wall, still standing some 60 years after the line closed, at William Street J5979 : Donaghadee, William Street. The railway was on the other side of the wall, close to the terminus at Donaghadee station J5979 : Site of Donaghadee station.
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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Thursday, 3 March, 2011   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 3 March, 2011
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Wall > Wall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 595 796 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.3861N 5:31.7778W
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Irish: geotagged! J 595 796
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