TQ2282 : Old Oak sidings, former North Pole Depot

taken 6 years ago, near to Harlesden, Brent, Great Britain

Old Oak sidings, former North Pole Depot
Old Oak sidings, former North Pole Depot
The blue shed on the left is for Hitachi Intercity Express. View through fence at northern edge of Wormwood Scrubs.
Old Oak Common railway depots :: TQ2182

Old Oak Common has a large area of railway depots and sidings. The Great Western Railway developed the site from 1906. In 2011 one area is used as a Traction Maintenance Depot by First Great Western and Heathrow Express for rolling stock based in Paddington. Another area recently used by EWS (English Welsh & Scottish) formerly known as Coronation Sidings and The Factory is being developed as a depot for Crossrail. Eurostar trains were maintained here. High Speed Two (HS2) is planned to go through this area, with a major interchange station, and a base for tunnelling into central London.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Depot 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2213 8210 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.4771N 0:14.4575W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2215 8206
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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