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Written by Richard Stiles - 23 Oct 2010
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Location notes
Germany, Bayern on the Buchloe-Memmingen main line. Nearest major city is Munich, nearest large town is Buchloe
Railway type and traffic
Single track main line, featuring EC's from Munchen~Zurich, RE's from Munchen~Memmingen and Augsburg~Hergatz. Currently hauled by DB class 218. There are also some local units.
Open countryside, straight track.
Road directions

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Turkheim (Bayern) map co-ordinates
Park on street, but beware as the road is narrow.
Public transport
Turkheim station - turn left out of station, walk parallel to railway for 20 minutes and pick a spot. Rammingen to Turkheim on foot takes approx 40mins, you can get out at Rammingen and walk back to Turkheim, photting as you go.

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Virtually no shops that I could see, although Turkheim probably has a bar, the station bar usually seems to be closed.
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Turkheim (Bayern)

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Streetmap links
Turkheim (Bayern) general view map
Turkheim (Bayern) close up map

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Turkheim (Bayern)

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Photographic notes
For Memmingen bound trains, sun is good afternoon, if you can get the 'sun' side of the track. It is possible to shoot both ways, remember that the loco hauled regional trains have DVTs.

General views - All photographs © Richard Stiles unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 -

Fig 1 -

218 460 4 at Turkheim (Bay) RE32676 11.51 Munchen - Memmingen on 13Feb10

Fig 2 -

Fig 2 -

218 489 3 Turkheim 1Aug09, RE32682 13.51 Munchen - Memmingen

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