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Trent Valley Line Railway Bridge - Walton, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc
N 52° 47.517 W 002° 03.501
30U E 563497 N 5849541
Quick Description: This single arch bridge carries the Trent Valley railway line over an unnamed track.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/22/2019 4:02:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM10E9Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:

"The Trent Valley line is a railway line between Rugby and Stafford in England, forming part of the West Coast Main Line. It is named after the River Trent which it follows. The line was built to provide a direct route from London to North West England and Scotland, and avoid the slower route between Rugby and Stafford via Birmingham..."

...The line was electrified on the 25 kV AC system during the 1960s, in the wake of the 1955 British Rail modernisation plan." link

The bridge was widened at some point and one half of the bridge is made of stone and one half of brick.
What type of traffic does this bridge support?: Railroad

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
Unnamed track


Is the bridge still in service for its original purpose?: Yes

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Trent Valley Line

Location:
Walton, Staffordshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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