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== 1960s ==
 
== 1960s ==
 
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Image:Narroways Hill1.jpg|A [[Class 47]] storms through Narroways Junction in the early 1960s. Four tracks up Filton Bank, lots of semaphore signals, double track [[:Category:The Severn Beach Line|Severn Beach Line]] connection and coal wagons in the gas works.  ''&copy; [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
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Image:Narroways Hill2.jpg|The [[w:Midland Railway|Midland Railway]] bridge carrying the [[:Category:Clifton Extension Railway|Clifton Extension Railway]] line between [[Ashley Hill Junction]] and [[Kingswood Junction]]. Ashley Hill Junction is visible in the distance. ''&copy; [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
 
Image:Narroways Hill3.jpg|The view along the Midland Railway line towards [[Kingswood Junction]]. The [[13 Arches Viaduct]] is visible in the distance. ''&copy; [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
 
Image:Narroways Hill3.jpg|The view along the Midland Railway line towards [[Kingswood Junction]]. The [[13 Arches Viaduct]] is visible in the distance. ''&copy; [[:Category:Ian Tiley|Ian Tiley]]''
 
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== 1990s ==
 
== 1990s ==
 
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Revision as of 13:54, 28 December 2007

<googlemap lat="51.473952" lon="-2.572689"> 51.472937, -2.573955, Narroways Hill 51.473805, -2.573547, Site of footbridge across Midland Railway line. 51.473498, -2.574513, Midland Railway bridge. (site of) 51.47172, -2.572346, Narroways Junction </googlemap>

To Bristol: Glenfrome Road
To Wales, The North or London: Boiling Wells
To Kingswood Junction: Glenfrome Road
To Avonmouth: Mina Road

History

Narroways Hill got it's name from the nearby Narroways Road which used to be nothing more than a small footpath between St Werburghs Church and Mina Road. For many years the lane was known as Cut-Throat Lane after a particularly gruesome murder that took place there.

1960s

1990s

2005

Junction Renewal Work 5th-7th May 2007

5.5.07

6.5.07

7.5.07

A BIG heartfelt thank you to Julien Weston and Ian Skinner (from this websites forum) for answering my plea for help in recording this event. Fantastic works lads! :)

Videos