Old Oak Common railway depots :: Shared Description

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.
by David Hawgood
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TQ2282 : Old Oak Common Sidings by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Old Oak sidings, former North Pole Depot by David Hawgood
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2181 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common - proposed line of HS2 by David Hawgood
TQ2282 : Hitachi Intercity Express depot, Old Oak Common sidings by David Hawgood
TQ2282 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2382 : Old Oak Common Sidings by N Chadwick
TQ2181 : Heathrow Express, Old Oak Common by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : GWR, Old Oak Common by N Chadwick
TQ2181 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Old Oak Common Sidings by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Gantry in Old Oak Common Sidings by David Hawgood
TQ2181 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2282 : Sidings, Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common - First Great Western depot by David Hawgood
TQ2282 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2181 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick
TQ2182 : Old Oak Common Depot by N Chadwick

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Created: Sun, 14 Aug 2011, Updated: Sun, 12 Nov 2017

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