It is currently Tue Jun 15, 2021 01:24
- Last post
British and Irish Roads
The study of British and Irish roads - their construction, numbering, history, mapping, past and future official roads proposals and general roads musings.
There is a separate forum for Street Furniture (traffic lights, street lights, road signs etc).
Registered users get access to other forums including discussions about other forms of transport, driving, fantasy roads and wishlists, and roads quizzes.
Moderator: Site Management TeamTopics: 20720
- 20720 Topics
- 465238 Posts
Re: Visual Clues Of Roads Tha…
by Scratchwood View the latest post
Mon Jun 14, 2021 23:53
|Have you seen....?|
B897 (Stornoway - Rodel) :
When the roads were initially numbered in 1922, there were only 3 A roads in the whole of the Western Isles, all in North Lewis. This meant that the long Lewis and Harris spine road was initially classified as the B897. Presumably it was considered that people were more likely to travel the length of the island by sea rather than by land.
Starting on the original route of the A858 west
Who is online
In total there are 57 users online :: 7 registered, 1 hidden and 49 guests (based on users active over the past 5 minutes)
Most users ever online was 1047 on Thu Oct 22, 2020 19:01
Total posts 1177648 • Total topics 40710 • Total members 5879 • Our newest member DepthsDoes