TQ2075 : Sheen Lane, B351, from the train

taken 6 years ago, near to Mortlake, Richmond Upon Thames, Great Britain

Sheen Lane, B351, from the train
Sheen Lane, B351, from the train
Level crossings are relatively unusual in London, but the line from Clapham Junction to Richmond is characterised by a run of several. Plans to use this line for a fast link to Heathrow foundered repeatedly on this fact: increased use of the line would mean these gates were closed every few minutes, immobilising traffic, whilst replacing them with bridges in this low-lying terrain would mean many residents' view out of the front door would be of the side of a ramp carrying the road over the railway.
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TQ2075, 290 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Railway Line (from Tags)
Level Crossing 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2050 7577 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:28.0847N 0:15.9961W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2051 7576
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Level Crossing  Level-Crossing  Level Crossing Gate  Level Crossing Barrier  Railway Level Crossing  Timber Yard 

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