The M1 motorway connects London to Leeds, where it joins the A1(M) near Aberford, to connect to Newcastle. It was the first inter-urban motorway to be completed in the UK; the first road to be built to motorway standard in the country was the Preston By-pass, which later became part of the M6.
Construction of M1 Motorway – New Asphalt Technique – 1960s Unfortunately this was only the first part of the motorway, from Phoenix to Port Louis. The second part from Port Louis to Pamplemousses was executed 20 years later, around the 1980s.
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3 thoughts on “ The M1 motorway (1960s). What a difference! Photo courtesy of Geoff Beach ” John down on December 29, 2014 at 12:06 pm said: My dad helped start the j31 on the 7/14 mile of Tarmac working for buntings in early 60s. M1 motorways 1960.
3. The M1 Motorway stage one opened in November 1959. The first stage ran from junction 5 at Watford for a distance of 72 miles to Junction 18 at Crick.
Dec 30, 2005 · 1960S Motorways. Forums uk.culture (M for motorway, 1 for first). Subsequent motorways were named after the A roads which they paralleled – for example, the M4, the M8 etc. The rest of the M6 was built later. The M1 was probably so called because it was intended to replace the A1, although it paralled the A5 and the A6 for the first
Retro: Patrolling the M1 in the 1960s. The Ford Zephyr Mk II police car driven by Les Barker when an M1 police patrol officer in the 1960s M1_Motorway_04 11_1959”Date: 2 November 1959 (day
May 01, 2009 · M45 motorway A bridge carrying disused Great Central Railway is in the distance. One of the original Owen Williams bridges The M45 is a motorway in Northamptonshire and Warwickshire, England and is 7.9 miles (12.7\u00a0km) long. It runs from junction 17 of the M1 motorway south east of Rugby and ends with a junction with the A45 road southwest of Rugby.
Sep 10, 2008 · A short piece of film about British motorists being unaccustomed to Motorway driving, 1959 onwards. A Standerwick Leyland Atlantean double-deck …
M62 motorway. The M62 is a 107-mile-long (172 km) and the motorway opened in 1960. It was originally built as a 2-lane motorway only. It was later re-numbered M63. before bypassing Leeds to the south to the interchange with the M1 motorway, Lofthouse Interchange, at junction 29.
Retro: A police patrol officer’s memories. his time on the M1 motorway in the 1960s. patrol duties in February 1960 I was transferred to the recently formed M1 motorway traffic patrol
May 01, 2009 · The M1 motorway ( Urdu : موٹروے 1 ) or M1 , is an east-west motorway in Pakistan , connecting Peshawar to Islamabad–Rawalpindi . The motorway is 155 km long, with 88 km in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and 67 km in Punjab .
Back in the 1960s, motorway driving was a novel experience. Until the end of the 1950s the only place to try it out was the Preston bypass road, before the first motorway proper, our beloved M1