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Written by Tony Rispoli - 15 Jan 2013
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Location notes
A footbridge across the East Coast Main Line at the site of the former Three Counties Railway Station, south of Arlesey Station.
Railway type and traffic
There is regular First Capital Connect, East Coast, First Hull Trains and Grand Central services with some freight operated by Freightliner, DB Schenker, GBRf - and the occasional charters.
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RTT Link Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station
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A very quiet footbridge, there is a children's nursery nearby and a bus depot up the road.
Road directions
Leave the A507 and head into Arlesey. On entering the village take the first left into House Lane and at the end of House Lane bear left into High Street. Keep heading south into the village, take Station Road and you will arrive at the footbridge.

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Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station map co-ordinates
You should be able to leave your car at the bottom of the footbridge, where there is parking for about 4 cars.
Public transport
FCC services to Arlesey or Stagecoach bus from Hitchin or Arlesey station to nearby bus stops.

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Arlesey village has a couple of small local stores.
Stevenage is nearby, there is also a service station nearby on the A1 at Baldock.
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Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station

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Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station general view map
Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station close up map

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Arlesey, Former Three Counties Station

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Photographic notes
Line runs straight for a fair distance in each direction, virtually north/south. Excellent view to the south from the bridge, however to the north is slightly obstructed by nearby road bridge.
Up (southbound) side steps face south, Down (northbound) side face north.

General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north - Image ©Kevin Lane

Fig 1 - Looking north - <i>Image ©Kevin Lane</i>

Fig 2 - Looking south - Image ©Kevin Lane

Fig 2 - Looking south - <i>Image ©Kevin Lane</i>

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