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Transport in Gloucestershire: A38 Road, List of Bus Routes in Gloucestershire, M5 Motorway, A40 Road, A46 Road, Gwr Road Motor Services Source Wikipedia

Transport in Gloucestershire: A38 Road, List of Bus Routes in Gloucestershire, M5 Motorway, A40 Road, A46 Road, Gwr Road Motor Services

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Published August 16th 2011
ISBN : 9781156642535
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36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: A38 road, List of bus routes in Gloucestershire, M5 motorway, A40 road, A46 road, GWR road motorMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 35. Chapters: A38 road, List of bus routes in Gloucestershire, M5 motorway, A40 road, A46 road, GWR road motor services, Icknield Street, Cotswold Airport, Stagecoach in Cheltenham, Thames Path, Cotswold Green, Gloucestershire Airport, Stagecoach West, M50 motorway, A417 road, A48 road, Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway, National Cycle Route 44, A419 road, A4174 road, Lydbrook Junction railway station, Severn Way, A435 road, Settlements on the A38, Sapperton Tunnel, A429 road, A433 road, B4058 road, National Cycle Route 42, Cheltenham Racecourse Heliport, A4135 road, A432 road, Buckover Road Cutting, A4103 road, A4173 road. Excerpt: The A38, part of which is also known as the Devon Expressway, is a major A-class trunk road in England. The road runs from Bodmin in Cornwall to Mansfield in Nottinghamshire. It is 292 miles (470 km) long, making it one of the longest A-roads in England. It was formerly known as the Leeds - Exeter Trunk Road, when this description also included the A61. Prior to the opening of the M5 motorway in the 1960s and 1970s, the A38 formed the main holiday route from the Midlands to Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Considerable lengths of the road in the West Midlands closely follow Roman roads, including part of Icknield Street. Between Worcester and Birmingham the current A38 follows the line of a Saxon salt road- Bat Bridge on the A38 Dobwalls Bypass, Cornwall, UK. (2009)The road starts on the eastern side of Bodmin at a junction with the A30 before traversing the edge of the town to meet the A30 again. It travels through the picturesque Glynn Valley to Dobwalls and Liskeard, which are bypassed by a dual carriageway. The Dobwalls section contains the most sophisticated bat bridge yet constructed in the UK. The A38 continues through the Cornish countryside, bypassing the centre of Saltash and continuing t...