TQ0995 : Croxley Rail Link (14): Trackbed north-west of the former Watford West Station

taken 2 years ago, near to Watford, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Croxley Rail Link (14): Trackbed north-west of the former Watford West Station
Croxley Rail Link (14): Trackbed north-west of the former Watford West Station
For many years this view of the former L&NWR's Croxley Branch, from the Tolpits Lane road bridge, was completely obscured by a wall of tree vegetation. However all the trackside vegetation has now been removed in preparation for the development of the link, which is now formally known as the Metropolitan Line Extension. Unlike in other locations along the disused route the electrified third rail that powered trains in the last days of its Network Rail use is still largely in place, although hopefully turned off...
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 December, 2015   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 13 December, 2015
Geographical Context
Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0968 9566 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.9428N 0:24.9665W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0978 9561
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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