The Anonymous Widower

Electrification At Paddington Station

I took this picture looking across the lines at Paddington station.

Electrification At Paddington

Electrification At Paddington

The nearest platform, which is number one, is not electrified yet. note the bar across the tracks which is used to support the wires.

This picture shows wires installed over platforms four and five.

Electrification At Paddington

Electrification At Paddington

Note where the support is yellow, that you can just see a slim vertical support for the overhead wire.

It certainly seems to be more of a sympathetic design than the gantries I discussed in Aesthetic Problems With Overhead Wires On The Great Western

 

 

March 29, 2016 - Posted by | Transport | ,

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