TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot

taken 4 years ago, near to Harlesden, Brent, Great Britain

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Old Oak Common Depot
Old Oak Common Depot
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
Wednesday, 31 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 15 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2172 8205 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.4554N 0:14.8130W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2174 8198
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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