J3752 : Old railway, Ballynahinch (3)

taken 9 years ago, near to Ballynahinch, Northern Ireland

Old railway, Ballynahinch (3)
Old railway, Ballynahinch (3)
The course of the old railway to Ballynahinch, on the Ballynahinch Jct side of here J3752 : Old railway bridge, Ballynahinch is marked by the line of vegetation along the bottom of the photograph. The Ballylone Road J3853 : The Ballylone Road, Ballynahinch follows the hedge line (middle).
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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Saturday, 3 March, 2012   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 3 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 378 526 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.2426N 5:52.6745W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 378 525
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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