Liverpool Rd A50 (Deck 2 ) Underline Bridge - Kidgsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 05.350 W 002° 14.784
30U E 550469 N 5882455
Quick Description: This underline railway bridge No56 is located on Liverpool Road (A50) in Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/1/2020 7:21:58 AM
Waymark Code: WM128X4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
Views: 2

Long Description:
This underline bridge is located a short distance from Kidsgrove Station and carries the London North Western line which crosses the A50 Liverpool Road near to the Tesco Supermarket.
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There is an identification sign on the stone wall of the bridge which gives the following information;
CMD1/56
"IN CASE OF EMERGENCY
IF YOU WITNESS A VEHICLE STRIKING
THIS RAILWAY BRIDGE
PLEASE CONTACT NETWORK RAIL USING
Telephone No:(0121 345 6693
AND STATE
BRIDGE STRIKE: (LIVERPOOL ROAD A50)
BRIDGE No: (56 CMD1) (ELR)
IMMEDIATELY AFTERWARDS INFORM
THE POLICE USING 999 SYSTEM"

There is a height restriction of 13'-9" displayed on the bridge with a large sign which displays the text; LOW BRIDGE in yellow lettering above yellow and black diagonal lines.

The information about the bridge given by the abcrailwayguide.uk website reads as follows;
"Bridge Information
Bridge Reference: 56
Area: West Coast South
Route: London North Western
Line Reference (ELR): CMD1
Line Distance: 13miles 1003 yards
Type: Underline Bridge
Description: Liverpool Rd A50 (Deck 2 )
Primary Construction Material: RBE - Steel
Secondary Construction Material: RBE - Wrought Iron
Structure Form: Riveted
Operational Status: Functionary
Owner: Network Rail (CE-Struct)"
Source: (visit link)
Bridge Type: Rigid Frame (Concrete Deck and Supports)

Bridge Usage: Railroad

Moving Bridge: This bridge is static (has no moving pieces)

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