TQ2689 : Weekend Line and Station Closures

taken 4 years ago, near to Finchley, Barnet, Great Britain

Weekend Line and Station Closures
Weekend Line and Station Closures
That's the title of the email notifications sent out every Thursday by Transport for London to advise of planned engineering works. October 5th/6th and 12th/13th would see the High Barnet Branch of the Northern Line closed two weekends in a row for track replacement at Finchley Central and East Finchley. An extensive network of rail replacement buses was provided.

Battery locomotive L52 stands on the southbound tracks as old ballast is replaced by new on the northbound line. The closest excavator is unloading fresh ballast from the wagons which is distributed along the track bed by the dumpster in the foreground. The second excavator is loading the discarded old ballast into wagons that have already been unloaded. The bridge in the distance carries Prospect Place over the line.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 16 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2690 8954 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.4257N 0:10.1734W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2685 8958
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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