TQ3880 : Site of Poplar Station

taken 58 years ago, near to Blackwall Tunnel, Greenwich, Great Britain

Site of Poplar Station
Site of Poplar Station
View eastward, towards site of Blackwall terminus (now Brunswick Wharf Power Station); ex-Great Eastern, Fenchurch St. - Stepney - Millwall Junction - Blackwall line. This was the original rope-worked line of 1840 (steam locomotives from 1846): it lost its passenger service (Millwall Jct. - Blackwall) from 3/5/26 (goods at Blackwall end from 14/11/27, although freight continued to East India Dock until about 1976); the line curving right served the Midland Railway Dock. The Docklands Light Railway (Beckton and Woolwich branches) has been built since 1987 over part of this formation and this is now the site of Blackwall DLR station.
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TQ3880, 480 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
25 March 1962   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 July, 2010
Category
Site of former railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 384 806 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4756N 0:0.4200W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 384 806
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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