TQ1980 : Acton Crossrail diveunder construction - view east of goods lines

taken 6 years ago, near to Acton, Ealing, Great Britain

Acton Crossrail diveunder construction - view east of goods lines
Acton Crossrail diveunder construction - view east of goods lines
As part of the diveunder construction most of the goods lines into Acton Yard are being taken up and relaid in new positions. This has to be done without disrupting the main lines into Paddington, or the freight operations in the busy Acton Yard.
Acton Crossrail diveunder

A substantial number of freight trains, mainly with cement and aggregate, have to go from the London-bound goods lines into Acton Yard. This takes them across the line which will be used by eight crossrail trains per hour. To avoid disrupting Crossrail, its London-bound line is being put into a single-track tunnel under the freight lines. Westbound Crossrail will use one of the relief lines, eastbound will go through the diveunder.

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TQ1980, 159 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 March, 2015
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Construction, Development 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Infrastructure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1940 8099 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9135N 0:16.8400W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1927 8098
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Railway Goods Yard  Crossrail Development  Railway Freight Line 

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