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Written by Duncan Lang - 25 Sep 2013
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Location notes
The edge of a local park in suburban north west London this location is opposite the undergrounds Metropolitan and Piccadilly lines.
Railway type and traffic
Midway between Rayners Lane and Eastcote stations this line is used by London Underground Metropolitan and Piccadilly line trains. It is also is used to gain access to the depot at Ruislip so underground engineers trains and stock movements can appear from time to time.
Environment
A suburban area Roxbourne Park is a playing field area with football and cricket facilities. There is no lighting at the location so it is no use after dark.


At the other end of the park is also the Roxbourne Park Miniature Railway which may be of interest to some.
Road directions
From the A40 take the exit signed for Hillingdon A437 and Ickenham B466 and then follow the B466 towards Ruislip/Ickenham. Shortly after passing West Ruislip station you will come to a roundabout with the White Bear pub on the right. Take the third exit, onto 'Kingsend' and continue for about 2 miles straight along this road passing 3 sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set of lights turn right onto Cannon Lane and continue to the end.

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Roxbourne Park, Rayners Lane map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a car park at the other end of Cannon Lane.
Public transport
London bus routes 398 H12 stop at the top of Cannon Lane. It is also a short walk from Eastcote and Rayners Lane tube stations.

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Amenities
Nothing in the immediate area.
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Roxbourne Park, Rayners Lane

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Photographic notes
Located on the southern side of the line that runs east to west there are options for most of the day. Trees behind you will throw shadows during the mid part of the day. Noise should not be a problem for videographers.


General views - All photographs © Duncan Lang unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking east


Fig 2 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking west


Fig 3 - Looking west


Fig 4 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking north


Fig 5 - Looking east



Fig 5 - Looking east


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