SP1547 : Stored wagons [2]

near to Long Marston, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Stored wagons [2]
Stored wagons [2]
The railway wagons are stored in the sidings of Central Engineer Park by Porterbrook, a company specialising in leasing all types of railway rolling stock to passenger and freight operating rail companies. Central Engineer Park was formerly a very large storage depot for the MOD comprising 478 acres with 1.4 million sq ft of workshops, storage and office accommodation and 35 kilometres of rail line. The Park was opened in 1941 and by the end of the war a major hutted camp had been established. Further construction took place including barrack blocks and offices during the 1960s. Sold off by the MOD, part of the site is now used by private businesses and there plans to create a sustainable community with housing and leisure facilities. In the distance is Meon Hill.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1524 4722 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.3852N 1:46.7290W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1515 4727
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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