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51.45406, -2.567325, Dr Days Junction
To Temple Meads: St Philips Causeway
To Wales, the North or London: Ducie Road
To Bath: Rhubarb Loop
Dr Days Junction was named after Dr Willam Edward Day who lived in Barrow Road. The area was named after him when the bridge at Barrow Road needed to be cut for the railway to pass.
A track plan of Dr Days Junction from 1988.
A similar view, only taken from a passing train. In the background are the gas holders at St Philips. The area now known as Barton Hill TMD was used for repairing wagons. 30.3.89
A sign on a wall next to the junction.
A view of the diverging tracks taken from Barrow Road. The lines on the left go in the direction of Bath or the Bristol Avoiding Line, while the lines on the right head into Temple Meads.
The network of rails at this spot create a triangular junction diverging from the main Bristol to Bath mainline. This section was quadruple track in the past and Dr Days Junction was a much grander place complete with 21 carriage sidings and a signal box.
The bridge that carries Barrow Road across the junction. This is the same view as in Gerald Peacock's photo at the top of the page.
The view north from Barrow Road bridge. In the distance Ducie Road crosses the railway.
A view of some of the lineside huts and debris at this location.