Stockport railway viaduct

and the Manchester & Birmingham Railway Company. by Vincent Holland

Publisher: Vincent Holland in [Stockport]

Written in English
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A record of the main events, personalities and some other ancillery activities associated with its construction, the railway services it made possible, their subsequent developments and the impact these have had upon the growth of the town of Stockport and its people over the last 160 years.

Train crossing Stockport viaduct on the London & North Western Railway, c Note the pollution of the river banks, smoking chimneys and the complete domination of the scene by the viaduct. Pedestrian and horse traffic pass along the road on the left. Stockport Viaduct, Stockport. likes were here. Stockport Viaduct is a large brick-built bridge which carries the West Coast Main Line across /5. The Stockport Viaduct is a large brick-built bridge which carries a main railway line across the valley of the River Mersey, in Stockport, Greater Manchester (grid reference SJ). Designed by George Watson Buck and completed in , the viaduct is metres ( ft) high. - Explore Industrial Urbanism's board "Stockport-Mersey" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Stockport, Stockport uk, Old photos pins.

Stockport railway station in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England is 8 miles south-east of Manchester Piccadilly on the West Coast Main Line to London Euston. Stockport Railway Station is situated feet southeast of Stockport Viaduct. Photo: The Voice of Hassocks, Public domain. Infobox UK station name = Stockport code = SPT manager = Virgin Trains locale = Stockport borough = Stockport start = 15 February platforms = 6 usage =   A Network Rail spokesman said: "A trespasser between Stockport and Heaton Chapel has resulted in all lines being blocked. There is no firm estimate for how long disruption will continue. The bridge in Harpurton (also a fictional town), from episode 4 is the scenic Martholme Viaduct in Lancashire, located between the town of Great Harwood and the village of Read. This magnificent disused 19th-century railway bridge was reopened to walkers and horses in The train station is the Stockport Railway Station.

  Miku the daredevil moggy is back in the arms of his loving owner after getting stuck on a 90ft high railway viaduct for three days. The two-year-old grey and white cat was spotted on the viaduct.

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Stockport and District Heritage Magazine. Current issue has an article on widening the viaduct. Nice picture. There is a book "Holland, Stockport railway viaduct: and the Manchester & Birmingham Railway Company.", so surely worth getting.

I found it mentioned here station with links to library holdings. The blogger could not find. Railway Viaduct 1. SJ SW 3/32 II* 2. Viaduct of 27 arches by G W Buck. Opened 27 Decemberhaving taken 21 months to build, at a cost of £70, Said to contain 11 million bricks, Viaduct in brick with stone capping and dentil cornice.

Stone moulded impost bands and rusticated faces to piers. Listing NGR: SJ   Railway Viaduct 1. SJ SW 3/32 II* 2. Viaduct of 27 arches by G W Buck. Opened 27 Decemberhaving taken 21 months to build, at a cost of £70, Said to contain 11 million bricks, Viaduct in brick with stone capping and dentil cornice.

Stone moulded impost bands and rusticated faces to piers. Listing NGR: SJ The Stockport Viaduct is a large brick-built bridge which carries a main railway line across the valley of the River Mersey, in Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Designed by George Watson Buck and completed inthe viaduct is feet high. At the time of its construction it was the largest viaduct in the world, and it represents a major feat. Find the perfect stockport railway viaduct stock photo.

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The coming of the railway created a line from Manchester to Stockport incrossing the Mersey valley on a suberb viaduct which was a triumph of Victorian railway engineering and one of the wonders of the railway age. Under the Reform Act Stockport became a parliamentary borough with two Members of Parliament, and the Municipal Reviews: 4.

Stockport viaduct (Image: Manchester Evening News) Trained negotiators are on the scene at Stockport viaduct attempting to bring a man on the train.

A man who spent almost 24 hours on the viaduct at Stockport has been brought down safely, transport police say.

Train services descended into. Stockport Viaduct carries the West Coast Main Line across the valley of the River Mersey in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England (grid reference SJ).It is one of the largest brick structures in the United Kingdom.

Stockport Viaduct was designed by George Watson Buck for the Manchester and Birminghamwork commenced and around 11 million bricks were used in its. Stockport is a large town in Greater Manchester, North West miles (10 km) south east of the city of Manchester, it is the largest settlement of the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport in Greater Manchester, and has a population of( Census), with the borough as a whole havingThis makes the borough 23rd most populated district in England.

A Virgin train travels across Stockport Viaduct, when opened in it was the largest brick built viaduct in the world. Viaduct on M60 a motor near stockport Manchester and a glass pyramid style building framed by the arch of the viaduct.

Railway Viaduct. MS & LR Railway Company. Snecked rock-faced stone with repairs in engineering brick and one span in wrought iron girder.

12 stone arches and 1 wrought iron span which pass over a road, the Peak Forest Canal and the River Goyt 38m below. Semi-circular arches on plain square piers which taper towards the top. Viaduct Housing Partnership. Viaduct Housing Partnership is the development partnership between Stockport Homes Group and Stockport Council, focusing on building more affordable homes in Stockport.

Dimensions. The viaduct in Stockport is feet long and feet high with a total of 27 arches. Travellers will pass over the mammoth brick bridge on their journey north by train from Stockport Station to Piccadilly Station in Manchester.

This impressive industrial structure in Stockport gets a brief mention in Elizabeth Gaskell’s classic novel North and South. Marple Railway Viaduct is a Grade II listed building in Romiley, Stockport, England. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos.

Rail services between Manchester and Stockport are now back to normal after a day of massive disruption. Police were dealing with a man on Stockport Viaduct for almost 22 hours.

A man has been on tracks at Stockport viaduct since am, forcing the closure of the line and the cancellation of trains between Stockport and Manchester Piccadilly, impacting services to.

Stockport’s Train Crash £ This A4 black & white book looks in detail at the disastrous outcome of two trains colliding on Stockport viaduct and why five people died due to a thick smog. Tram lines will run beside Stockport’s famous viaduct. The interchange is planned for the site of the town’s bus station, which has seen better days.

The plans to make Stockport. The Seven Arches Railway Viaduct is a Grade II listed building in Cheadle Hulme, Stockport, England.

See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building. Police dealt with a man on a viaduct in Stockport, causing disruption for almost 24 hours. Homepage. Stockport viaduct stand-off leads to rail delays all day.

20 July The viaduct, opened in by the Birmingham & Manchester Railway Company, is seen across the smokey rooftops of streets of terraced housing. Factory chimneys can be seen in the background.

Each house and factory burns coal for heating, cooking and power. Location Greater Manchester Stockport Period Edwardian ( - ) Tags.

The Manchester and Birmingham Railway opened in stages from Manchester and reached Stockport in The miles ( km) line ran from a temporary station in Manchester to another in Stockport at the north end of the uncompleted Stockport temporary station which was later renamed Heaton Norris was Stockport's only station for more than two years.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Cornwall Railway viaducts, List of railway bridges and viaducts in the United Kingdom, Wharncliffe Viaduct, Bennerley Viaduct, Second Severn Crossing, London Road viaduct, Dollis Brook Viaduct, London Bridge - Greenwich Railway Viaduct, Tinsley.

Many people know Stockport because of our train station and the famous Stockport viaduct. At the time of its construction, it was the world’s largest viaduct and a major feat of Victorian engineering, and it is, to this day, one of the world’s biggest brick structures, with around 11 million bricks.

Stockport Viaduct is one of the largest brick structures in Britain and it features in the background of many L.S. Lowry paintings. It was built in for the Manchester & Birmingham Railway to carry the tracks over the River Mersey valley and is still in use. Among the developments it also overflies are the M60 motorway and a five-storey mill.

Perhaps the best comparison for the viaduct is the Stockport Viaduct, or the Edgeley Viaduct as it was then known.

That had been built 20 years previously in by a rival company, the Manchester and Birmingham Railway, It is much bigger, feet long and built entirely of brick, 11 million of them, though Marple does have the edge in being.

Stockport Viaduct is meters above the bed of the River Mersey, metres long and when built was metres wide. [3] It has 22 semi-circular arches with spans of metres and is flanked by pair of abutment arches of metre span. The arch rings are mm thick. [3] The arches and spandrels are built of red brick set in lime mortar with ashlar spring courses.

Stockport Train Station Parking Stockport Train Station is on the West Coast Main Line and connects with London Euston via Manchester Piccadilly. It has all the facilities you’d expect from a modern railway station, and you can conveniently leave your car at NCP’s Exchange Station car park and make your way to your platform in just a few.

"Stockport Viaduct is a large brick-built bridge which carries the West Coast Main Line across the valley of the River Mersey, in Stockport, Greater Manchester (grid reference SJ). It is the largest brick structure in the United Kingdom and was designed by George Watson Buck for the Manchester and Birmingham Railway and completed in English: The Stockport Viaduct is a metre ( ft) high railway viaduct on the West Coast Main Line crossing the town of Stockport, Greater is one of.

A tormented teenager plunged feet to his death from a railway viaduct when he began harbouring ''inappropriate sexual thoughts'' after smoking cannabis, an inquest heard today.