J4843 : Old railway, Downpatrick (1 of 4)

taken 9 years ago, near to Downpatrick, Northern Ireland

Old railway, Downpatrick (1 of 4)
Old railway, Downpatrick (1 of 4)
The view, inward, of the remains of the bridge which carried the Ardglass J5537 : Old railway station, Ardglass branch across the Ballydugan Road. Continue to J4843 : Old railway, Downpatrick (2 of 4).
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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J4843, 45 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 22 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 480 434 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.1113N 5:43.5692W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 480 434
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Downpatrick  Railway (Dismantled)  Railway Bridge (Dismantled) 

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