SP5922 : Railway construction northeast of Bicester, 7 February 2014

taken 4 years ago, near to Bicester, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Railway construction northeast of Bicester, 7 February 2014
Railway construction northeast of Bicester, 7 February 2014
The immediate view, from a London-bound Chiltern Railways train, is of the site of a new rail link between Bicester Town station and the Chiltern Line. It will allow Chiltern to run services between Marylebone and Oxford. In railway circles, I understand, this link is called the Bicester Chord. This view is roughly the reverse of SP5922 : Bicester Chord.

The bigger picture is that this is part of the EastWest Rail Project to connect East Anglia with central, southern and western England LinkExternal link Thanks to Andrew Bodman for information. He is photographing other parts of the undertaking LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 February, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Railways  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Bicester 
County (from Tags)
Oxfordshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 5921 2255 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.9016N 1:8.4533W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 59445 22615
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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New Rail Junction  New Rail Route 

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