SJ9493 : Former railway embankment

taken 9 years ago, near to Gee Cross, Tameside, Great Britain

Former railway embankment
Former railway embankment
Originally this was the embankment of the Godley Junction to Apethorn railway. Since the line was closed and dismantled the route has become part of the Trans Pennine trail. What looks like a small stream at the bottom is in fact the bridlepath section of the trail. Above the embankment is an oak tree SJ9493 : New Year's Day on the Trans Pennine Trail.

Compare with the same view in February 2012: SJ9493 : Former railway embankment.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 January, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Woodland, Forest 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Line  Railway Embankment 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Trans Pennine Trail 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9470 9395 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:26.5376N 2:4.8754W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9472 9395
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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New Years Day  National Cycle Route 62  National Cycle Network Route 62  Trans Pennine Trail  Oak Tree  Old Railway Embankment  Bridlepath 

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