X-Shaped Crossed Railway Tracks

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apeile

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Does anyone know a good place in London that has x-shaped railway tracks crossing which can be (easily) filmed?
Preferably tracks would look like the attached photo.

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At most of the larger termini I'd guess.
There's certainly about 5 crossovers like that at Kings Cross allowing platforms 0 - 3 access to the fast lines, 4 & 5 access to the fasts and to No 2 slow, 6 & 7 access to No 1 fast and No 2 slow, 8 & 9 to the slows and No 1 fast, and 10 & 11 access to the slows.
(or something very like that!)

I don't know a thing about filiming track, there or anywhere else, but they're just off the ends of the platforms.
 

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There is a whole ladder of them just outside Waterloo; not sure if there is any possible angle to photograph it other than from a movement in / out of platforms 1 or 2 though...
 

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Good few in Newcastle as Dave will testify to . .
Indeed!
Ncle Cent Station 1962.jpg
Though not as many as in the first half of the 20th cent.

The ledgendary diamond crossing is a mix of crossovers (in the platforms and in the foreground) and crossings.

. . . . . although not anywhere near London!
Aw, a mere 2hr 45mins away!
With the 24th identical F-o-C ploughman's sandwich quarter in a week for monotony. (oh, sorry. Wrong thread)
 

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I believe that the "classic" track and signal shot is usually done at Glasgow Queen Street. Again, not near London though!
 

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there is a x shape point at leeds on platform 11c or something like that it is the platform were the york trains run from as i saw it today when i went to the NRM and then caught up in the Delayed Services back to leeds due to the powercut at leeds
 

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Good few in Newcastle as Dave will testify to, although not anywhere near London!
I disagree, London Waterloo, London Bridge, London Cannon Street, London Charing Cross, London Victoria, St Pancras International (High Speed Platforms), London Kings Cross, London Liverpool Street, London Moorgate and London Fenchurch Street all have that type of crossovers however from the platform the best stations to visit are London Moorgate and London Fenchurch Street.

The above is correct according to the latest copy of the Quail diagrams I have.
 

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I disagree, London Waterloo, London Bridge, London Cannon Street, London Charing Cross, London Victoria, St Pancras International (High Speed Platforms), London Kings Cross, London Liverpool Street, London Moorgate and London Fenchurch Street all have that type of crossovers however from the platform the best stations to visit are London Moorgate and London Fenchurch Street.

The above is correct according to the latest copy of the Quail diagrams I have.
Think you've mis-read what I've written - none of the ones in Newcastle are anywhere near London!
 
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