J3673 : Former railway wall, Belfast

taken 13 years ago, 3 km from Belfast, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland

Former railway wall, Belfast
Former railway wall, Belfast
The former Belfast and County Down Railway (closed 1950), after passing along what is now the Comber Greenway J3673 : Old railway, Belfast (4), crossed the Beersbridge Road by a level crossing at Bloomfield station J3673 : Site of Bloomfield station, Belfast. It then passed to the right of this wall before crossing the Upper Newtownards and Holywood Roads at the Holywood Arches J3674 : The Holywood Arches, Belfast (2).
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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J3673, 309 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Thursday, 2 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 2 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 368 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.7148N 5:52.9697W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 369 739
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Belfast  Beersbridge Road (Belfast)  Wall 

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