J3574 : The Ballymacarrett Walkway, Belfast (February 2015)

taken 7 years ago, near to Ballymacarret, Sydenham, Queens Island, Ballyhackamore and Ormeau, Northern Ireland

The Ballymacarrett Walkway, Belfast (February 2015)
The Ballymacarrett Walkway, Belfast (February 2015)
The former route of the Belfast and County Down Railway, looking towards Dee Street, now a footpath and part of National Cycle Network route 99. It continues towards Dundonald and Comber as the Comber Greenway J3773 : Spring on the Comber Greenway, Belfast 2011 (1) and J4470 : The start of the Comber Greenway, Comber. J3674 : The Ballymacarrett Walkway, Belfast (January 2011) shows the view in the opposite direction.
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, 19 February, 2015   (more nearby)
Thursday, 19 February, 2015
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Irish: geotagged! J 359 745 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0582N 5:53.8061W
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Ballymacarrett  Path  Cycle Path  Old Railway Line Path  National Cycle Network  National Cycle Route 99 

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