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B7076 English Border sign.JPG
Here is the B7076 at the English Border.
Motorway sign on slip road - Geograph - 1307259.jpg
Motorway sign on slip road
Roadworks on the A74(M) - Geograph - 1026762.jpg
Roadworks on the A74(M)
M6 near Gretna - Geograph - 1414120.jpg
M6 near Gretna
Blue-edged sign, Gretna - Coppermine - 18474.jpg
Blue-edged sign, Gretna

Doesn't strictly belong in this folder but this old blue-edged sign can be seen in Gretna.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 15, 2008 by leopard680
Black & White verion of A74-The Border. - Coppermine - 3628.jpg
Black & White verion of A74-The Border.

Here is my nonation for photo of the month. It is a black & white verison of my A74-The Border Picture

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 29, 2005 by ABeaton
Gretna Green - Coppermine - 1694.jpg
Gretna Green

A plethora of direction signs opposite The Old Blacksmith's Shop!

Posted by David--B on 6/30/2004

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 27, 2005 by M4Simon
The last junction on the M6 - Coppermine - 20959.jpg
The last junction on the M6

Taken on the roadtrip on 6 December 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 09, 2008 by nowster
The northern end of the M6 - Coppermine - 20960.jpg
The northern end of the M6

Just short of the Scottish border, too. Taken on the 6 December 2008 roadtrip.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Dec 09, 2008 by nowster
A74(M) J22 sign in Scotland. - Coppermine - 3519.JPG
A74(M) J22 sign in Scotland.

After crossing the Scottish Border, we see the first motorway fork sign in Scotland. All traffic for Gretna & Gretna Green having gone off at the A6071 junction.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 19, 2005 by ABeaton
M74 J22 sign in England. - Coppermine - 3518.JPG
M74 J22 sign in England.

This is the last Motorway fork sign in England on the West Coast. The Next one is in Scotland. It is for the A75

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 19, 2005 by ABeaton
A74(M)-The Border - Coppermine - 3511.JPG
A74(M)-The Border

Here is the sign for the Scottish Border on the A74(M) at Grenta. The 'country' sign is after this border sign. This was the first section to be upgraded back in the early 1990's

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 18, 2005 by ABeaton
B7076 English Broder Sign - Coppermine - 5421.JPG
B7076 English Broder Sign

Here is the English Border sign on the B7076. This was the old A74 in the 1960's. When the A74 was oringailly Dualled, it By-passed Gretna and Gretna Green. This section of the B7076 has been B7076 for at least 12-13 years. Before it was unclasffyed.

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Apr 08, 2006 by ABeaton
M74 Southbound - Coppermine - 16814.jpg
M74 Southbound

English Border Sign

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Feb 09, 2008 by jc590
A74(M) at the Border - Coppermine - 7823.jpg
A74(M) at the Border

The end of the line for the A74(m), hard to notice but near England sign is a sign stating the start of the M6 Extension from Carlisle to Guards Mill Opening Winter 2008

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Sep 22, 2006 by Kenny1975
M6 sign at Gretna - Coppermine - 2392.JPG
M6 sign at Gretna

Taken at the carpark exit from the Gretna outlet village. As you can see, the M6 has been completed across the Cumberland gap and runs all the way to Glasgow! This section of A74(M) was one of the first to be constructed, so gives a clear idea of what the authorities had in mind

Originally uploaded to Coppermine on Jun 07, 2005 by Roadtripper_Ian
Junction 45 on the M6 - Geograph - 1868010.jpg
Junction 45 on the M6
One third of a mile south of junction 45 on the M6 - Geograph - 1868007.jpg
One third of a mile south of junction 45 on the M6
Road sign marking the end of motorway regulations - Geograph - 1307270.jpg
Road sign marking the end of motorway regulations
This road sign is at the end of the slip road from the M74, where it becomes the A75.
A75, dual carriageway - Geograph - 1869884.jpg
A75, dual carriageway
Heading west on the A75, which is a dual carriageway for a short distance after leaving the M74 motorway.
Slip road off the M74 - Geograph - 1868034.jpg
Slip road off the M74
This slip road links the A74(M) and the A75.
Junction 22 on the M74 - Geograph - 1868030.jpg
Junction 22 on the M74
View of Gretna from England - Geograph - 143084.jpg
View of Gretna from England
The bridge goes over the river Sark which is the English-Scottish border here.
A74(M) - Geograph - 319562.jpg
A74(M)
Looking south at the first 400m of the A74(M)beyond that it is still the A74. This section will be upgraded to full motorway standards by the end of 2008
A75 junction 1986.jpg
Taken from the southbound carriageway.
A74 border 1986.jpg
A74 northbound carriageway entering Scotland.

 

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