Railway Bridge near Plant's Bridge 34 - Endon, Staffordshire, England, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 53° 04.901 W 002° 05.082
30U E 561309 N 5881748
Quick Description: This arch railway bridge is situated parallel to Plant's Bridge No 34 which is located on the Caldon Canal near Endon.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/11/2017 10:57:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMWTFC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 3

Long Description:
The railway bridge is an arch accommodation bridge that crosses the North Staffordshire Railway Companys former line that ran between between Stoke and Leek.
The line was used by BR freight trains to reach the quarries at both Cauldon Lowe and Oakamoor until 1988.

The track which crosses both the canal and railway bridges is also used as a public footpath across fields.

The railway track is still in place and plans are being made to re-open the line. (visit link)
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What type of traffic does this bridge support?: pedestrians, farm vehicles

What kind of gap does this bridge cross?:
The former North Staffordshire Railway Company line between Stoke and Leek.


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

Name of road or trail the bridge services: Accommodation bridge for farmland

Location:
Endon, Staffordshire


Length of bridge: Not listed

Height of bridge: Not listed

Date constructed: Not listed

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