Image title: M60 motorway Stockport viaduct and Virgin train

M60 motorway Stockport viaduct and Virgin train

The M60 formerly M63 motorway, opened 1986 passes through the arches of the brick railway viaduct, built 1842. The viewpoint is the bridge carrying Wellington Rd North looking west. The Pyramid building, offices of the Co-op Bank can be seen about half a mile ahead.

This image was used in a presentation by Hyder Consulting, in the M60 book and in the Radio Times magazine, edition published around 30 May 2005.


M60 motorway Stockport viaduct and Virgin train



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Nikon D100 digital camera - two images joined together

Stockport, Cheshire-Lancashire boundary, motorways, trains, viaducts, railways, Greater Manchester, Stockport Cheshire premium image

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Aidan O'RourkeAidan O’Rourke has built up a wide range of experience in both film and digital photography. He first became interested in photography in 1981. Since 1996 he has documented Manchester and Liverpool in photos and words. Aidan O’Rourke is a multimedia journalist and tutor in photography and languages. He is based in Stockport and covers Manchester, Liverpool and northern England.

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