2014

TQ2681 : Platform 8, Paddington Station

taken 9 years ago, near to Paddington, Westminster, England

Platform 8, Paddington Station
Platform 8, Paddington Station
Paddington station, also known as London Paddington, is a central London railway terminus and London Underground station complex.
The site is historic, having been the London terminus of the Great Western Railway and its successors since 1838. Much of the current mainline station dates from 1854 and was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. The site was first served by Underground trains in 1863, as the original western terminus of the Metropolitan Railway, the world's first underground railway.
The complex has since been modernised and now has an additional role as the London terminus for the dedicated Heathrow Express airport service. Paddington is in fare zone 1.
The station is the terminus for services from Reading, Bristol, Cardiff, Swansea, Oxford, Newbury, Taunton, Exeter, Plymouth, Penzance, Cheltenham, Worcester and Hereford, and for inner- and outer-suburban services.
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Oast House Archive   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 5 December, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 December, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 265 814 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.0518N 0:10.6342W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 266 813
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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