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M10

M10 St. Albans Bypass

Opened on the same day as the M1, now just yet another green line on a map...

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M15

M15 Ringway 2

A secretive, unsigned motorway from the 1970s. As usual, part of so much more...

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M41

M41 West Cross Route

A glorified number for a mile of motorway.

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A18(M)

A18(M) Tudworth Link

Yorkshire's abandoned motorway

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A36(M)

A36(M) Ower Spur

Southampton's mythical motorway

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A40(M) Westway

A40(M) Westway

Through the rooftops of the West London suburbs

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A41(M)

A41(M) Watford - Tring Motorway

Just a tiny blue line on old maps that should have been so much more...

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A46(M)

A46(M) Leicester Spur

The quick way into Leicester. Well, if you're living in the 1960s, anyway!

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A102(M) Blackwall Tunnel SA

A102(M) Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach

The Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach, which, not surprisingly, was south of London's Blackwall Tunnel. Bet you didn't guess that.

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A102(M) East Cross Route

A102(M) East Cross Route

Crossing East London, from Hackney Wick to Blackwall.

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A6144(M)

A6144(M) Carrington Spur

The only entirely single carriageway motorway in the United Kingdom or Ireland. Yet it was brilliant...

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about

pathetic (adj)

1. informal showing no skill, effort, or bravery
2. sad and weak

motorway (noun)

a long, wide road, usually used by traffic travelling fast over long distances

 

Last update:
2 February 2013
M56-M62 Link added