J5878 : Old railway bridge, Killaughey Road, Donaghadee (February 2016)

taken 6 years ago, near to Donaghadee, Northern Ireland

Old railway bridge, Killaughey Road, Donaghadee (February 2016)
Old railway bridge, Killaughey Road, Donaghadee (February 2016)
See J5878 : "Double bends" sign, Donaghadee (February 2016). The view, inward, across the old bridge over the former Belfast and County Down Railway. Previously seen, from a completely different viewpoint, in March 2008 J5878 : Old railway bridge, Donaghadee.
The Belfast and County Down Railway



The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queenís 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 Ė 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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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Place (from Tags)
Donaghadee 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Bridge 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 586 788 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.9621N 5:32.6679W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 586 788
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Bridge  Dismantled Railway Line  Railway (Dismantled) 

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