TQ2282 : North Pole Eurostar Depot, under construction 1992

taken 29 years ago, near to Harlesden, Brent, Great Britain

North Pole Eurostar Depot, under construction 1992
North Pole Eurostar Depot, under construction 1992
View eastward from the A219 Scrubbs Lane (Mitre) bridge, towards Paddington: ex-GWR main line, with its six tracks on the left and beyond them the Overbridge Lines for empty stock. Built on the site of the former West London Carriage Depot, this is the eastern half of the Eurostar Depot, used for heavy maintenance. It is connected under the bridge directly with the western half. Opened in 11/94 for the high-speed Eurostar Class 373 trains to the Waterloo International terminus from Paris and Brussels, it ceased operation when St Pancras International opened in 11/07 as terminus of the High-Speed 1 services in place of Waterloo. However, it is now (2013) being redeveloped for the Intercity Express Programme project. (Cf. TQ2282 : Eurostar at North Pole Maintenance Depot and other images).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 14 May, 1992   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 1 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways  Construction, Development  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2263 8218 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.5137N 0:14.0236W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2259 8217
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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