Rare local WCML track 1980-2008

Rare track that has/still sees some passenger (service train) use ?

Tring reversing line to North Jn (former US)

Bletchley Station North crossover

Bletchley goods loop

Bletchley back loop (washer road)

Watford Jn DC-AC DF connection

Northampton down goods loop

Northampton up goods loop

Wembley Yard through roads

Watford Jn-St Albans platform (main line to branch)

Willesden Jn LL-Kensal Rise

Wembley Central bay platform/"neck"

West London Jn connection to WCML DF (north of Acton Wells)

Track that no longer sees any action?

Euston up empty carriage line "aka rat hole"

Rugby Down goods line

Rugby Northampton loop-DF connection

Rugby up goods line

Newton Longville-Claydon Jn


Watford High St-Croxley Green

Watford Lodge Tunnel Up loop

Rugby North bays

Rugby south bays

Nuneaton S-Rugby on US

Brinklow down loop

Bletchley Flyover-Fenny Stratford

Bletchley Flyover-Denbigh Hall

Track, formerly rare, that now sees or expected to see regular passenger action

Tring Goods loop

Willesden "Suburban" goods lines (the dive under)

Nuneaton "goods"flyover and avoiding lines

Camden Road-Primrose Hill (during diversions)

New track due WCML upgrade

M.Keynes Down Fast "loop"

M.Keynes new terminating platform short bay

Bletchley Flyover Newton Longville (reinstated after mothballing in 1990)now done by several tours

The biggest of them all..???

Kings Langley Goods Loop (off the up slow) though the return 1Z93 Limestone Cowboy tour with 92016 made a book call in the loop on 200811, not as good as M11 in earlier times though


Updates to follow with a few examples of passenger trains that used or still use some of the "rare" sections.

There must be more on both our WCML and beyond, contributions welcome to nickATrossfellrunner.freeserve.co.uk repl AT with @

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