This Way to the Forums! Give it a try! It Works! (sort of...)


Difference between revisions of "Narroways Junction"

From Bristol Railway Archive
Jump to: navigation, search
(2005)
(2005)
Line 31: Line 31:
 
Image:Narroways Hill8.jpg|Looking in the opposite direction.  
 
Image:Narroways Hill8.jpg|Looking in the opposite direction.  
 
Image:Narroways Hill9.jpg|The bridge itself. Viewed from on top of Narroways Hill on 7.1.05.
 
Image:Narroways Hill9.jpg|The bridge itself. Viewed from on top of Narroways Hill on 7.1.05.
Image:Narroways Hill10.jpg|The junction of the Severn Beach line, as viewed from the second footbridge. The line curves around beneath this spot and then crosses [[Mina Rd]] in [[w:St Werburghs|St Werburghs]]. The whole line, with the exception of the passing loop at [[Clifton Down]], was singled on the 19th October [[1970]].
+
Image:Narroways Hill10.jpg|The junction of the Severn Beach line, as viewed from the second footbridge. The line curves around beneath this spot and then crosses [[Mina Road]] in [[w:St Werburghs|St Werburghs]]. The whole line, with the exception of the passing loop at [[Clifton Down]], was singled on the 19th October [[1970]].
 
Image:143611-15.jpg|The same view on 7.1.05 with [[143611]] heading for [[Montpelier]] station.
 
Image:143611-15.jpg|The same view on 7.1.05 with [[143611]] heading for [[Montpelier]] station.
 
Image:Narroways Hill12.jpg|The opposite view.
 
Image:Narroways Hill12.jpg|The opposite view.

Revision as of 02:21, 9 January 2008

<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