TQ3780 : Canary Wharf Crossrail station

taken 8 years ago, near to Poplar, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

Canary Wharf Crossrail station
Canary Wharf Crossrail station
Construction taking place at the site of a new station for Crossrail at Canary Wharf. Crossrail is a 16billion scheme to build a new railway running from west to east beneath Central London, due to open in 2018.

Canary Wharf was built during the regeneration of London's Docklands in the late 20th Century. The new station at Canary Wharf occupies the site of part of a dock. This part of the dock was drained in order that the station could be built.

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TQ3780, 1251 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 14 June, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Construction, Development  Docks, Harbours 
Place (from Tags)
Canary Wharf  Isle of Dogs  East London 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3763 8045 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3738N 0:1.0989W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3748 8049
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Crossrail  Dock  Construction Work  Construction Site  Railway Station (Under Construction) 

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