TQ2282 : Old Oak Common - West London line bridge

taken 7 years ago, near to Harlesden, Brent, Great Britain

Old Oak Common - West London line bridge
Old Oak Common - West London line bridge
The bridge carries the West London Line (London Overground) from Willesden Junction to Shepherds Bush. The train is on the main line out of Paddington, the lines closer lead into Old Oak Common depots.
Old Oak Common railway depots :: TQ2182
Old Oak Common has a large area of railway depots and sidings. The Great Western Railway developed the site from 1906. In 2011 one area is used as a Traction Maintenance Depot by First Great Western and Heathrow Express for rolling stock based in Paddington. Another area recently used by EWS (English Welsh & Scottish) formerly known as Coronation Sidings and The Factory is being developed as a depot for Crossrail. Eurostar trains were maintained here. High Speed Two (HS2) is planned to go through this area, with a major interchange station, and a base for tunnelling into central London.
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TQ2282, 344 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2253 8223 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.5420N 0:14.1090W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 22496 82263
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Sidings  Railway Depots  Bridge  Train  London Overground 

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