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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 17 Jun 2008
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Location notes
Upstreet is a small village in Kent. The Canterbury-Ramsgate line runs through here.
Railway type and traffic
Most traffic is Class 375 units on Charring Cross - Ramsgate/Margate services. There are also less frequent services which take the line down to Dover from here.
This is a quiet foot crossing which leads to a walk along the Great Stour.
Road directions
From Canterbury, head towards Margate on the A28. This will lead straight to Upstreet. When you arrive, look out for the post office and store on your left. The public footpath to the location is directly opposite the shop.
Please note: If there has been recent wet weather, the footpath down to the line can be slippy and dangerous, so take care.

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Upstreet, Stour Valley map co-ordinates
Park along the road near the shop, or down Stour Valley Close.
Public transport
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Nothing at the location itself, but the village has its own store where snacks and freshly made sandwiches can be purchased. There is the Royal Oak in Upstreet itself, and there is also a pub at nearby Grove Ferry.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Upstreet, Stour Valley

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Streetmap links
Upstreet, Stour Valley general view map
Upstreet, Stour Valley close up map

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Upstreet, Stour Valley

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Photographic notes
This is not a good location for the 'ideal' sunny weather. If you want the sun on your side, shots here are too tight on the curve, so the best shots are on the nearside of the crossing for which the sun is wrong if it is out. Good for overcast days though, and may be a useful and quiet location for some video footage.

General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

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