SU8880 : Maidenhead station

taken 4 years ago, near to Maidenhead, Windsor And Maidenhead, Great Britain

Maidenhead station
Maidenhead station
Although it was on the original line of the Great Western Railway, which opened as far as Reading in 1840, Maidenhead station did not open on its present site until 1st November 1871. The original Maidenhead station lay east of the River Thames, close to the present Taplow station. This was the line's first terminus, pending the completion of Maidenhead Railway Bridge across the Thames. The line from Maidenhead to High Wycombe was opened in 1854 but this now just runs to Marlow, trains having to reverse at Bourne End.
In this view from the down platform, the two fast lines are just ahead. The station building on the other side of the tracks is now disused as trains do not stop at this platform.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8870 8068 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.0852N 0:43.3822W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 8867 8068
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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