TQ2282 : Train crossing the Grand Union Canal

near to Harlesden, Brent, Great Britain

Train crossing the Grand Union Canal
Train crossing the Grand Union Canal
This is a London Overground train on the West London line. It is the 14.05 from Clapham Junction approaching the end of its short 22-minute journey to Willesden Junction. For a similar view, see TQ2282 : The West London Line crosses the Grand Union Canal.
The Grand Union Canal
The Grand Union is a 137 mile (220km), 166 lock, 2 tunnel canal running between Brentford in London and Birmingham. It is the longest canal in Britain, and has 11 main arms and junctions. It takes over a week to navigate.

The Leicester arm branches off at Braunston and runs 66 miles long through 59 locks (including 2 staircase locks at Foxton) and 2 tunnels to Leicester where it continues into the River Soar.

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2011
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Railways  Canals 
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West London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2251 8227 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.5638N 0:14.1255W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2248 8225
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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