West Coast Main Line stations to spot

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  1. DanTrainMan185

    DanTrainMan185 Established Member

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    Hi all,

    Going to London tomorrow to do a bit of spotting. Just wondering where the best station is on the WCML? I've done Kensal Green before which I enjoyed, but I'm thinking maybe Harrow & Wealdstone?

    Any thoughts greatly appreciated!

    Thanks!
     
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  3. GW43125

    GW43125 Established Member

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    I always went to Bushey (zone 8 but not that much extra), few staff and a wide platform with a good view southbound and view round a corner northbound, you get most trains hacking through (except the VT Watford callers which are already braking) and you get to see the pendolini tilting round the corner.
     
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    I've done Watford Junction a couple of times and that isn't too bad
     
  5. FelixtheCat

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    South Kenton is quite fun. I've spotted there a few times. There is the risk of getting bowled by DC Line stuff though.
     

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