Seen from the guards van on a Colwick to Derby Friargate engineering working on 16th November 1966 approaching Awsworth is the Giltbrook Viaduct, known locally as '40 Bridges' (actually 43 arches). The viaduct, consisting of 6 million bricks and in a 'S' shape on the GN line to Pinxton, closed to passenger traffic in January 1963 and was demolished for the Eastwood A610 bypass in 1973. The eighth arch from the right had rooms built for the construction teams.
John Neave       

OTHER IMAGES FROM

John NeaveView All Images

Welcome to the new Railway Herald website. You have requested access to the part of the site that is only available to members.

Why not subscribe now for

£ 23 per year

Subscribe now and get access to our weekly digital magazine and online news content.


Or sign up for a FREE account, and share your railway imagery with thousands of enthusiasts across the globe.

Already Registered?

Enter your username and password below
to login to the website

Keep me logged in ? Forgotten your password?