TQ2976 : View from Wandsworth Road station

taken 10 years ago, near to Clapham, Lambeth, Great Britain

View from Wandsworth Road station
View from Wandsworth Road station
Wandsworth Road station was opened on 1st March 1863, and closed completely on 19th May 1926. It reopened on 20th September 1926. Most trains pass it by on the fast tracks to the right. In 2012 the station was taken over by London Overground, and trains on their way from Clapham Junction to Highbury & Islington via Surrey Quays now call here. This is the view from the end of the platform looking across the bridge over Wandsworth Road. The gasholder in the distance overlooks Battersea Park, whilst Battersea Power Station is to the right.
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TQ2976, 254 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 21 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2936 7625 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.2262N 0:8.3366W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2937 7622
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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