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Written by Tony Rispoli - 20 Jan 2013
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Location notes
A small station on the line between Dagenham and Grays in Essex. It is also the route out of Tilbury docks into London.
Railway type and traffic
C2C trains run every 30 minutes to Grays and London Fenchurch Street mostly 357.
There are Freightliners passing through on route to and from Tilbury. Mostly Class 66s, but there is (at time of writing in early 2013) a Class 86 working (4M54 from Tilbury @ 1030)
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Purfleet Station
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A suburban area of Essex on the outskirts of London.
Road directions
From the M25 Junction 30/31:
Take the A13 towards Barking and Dagenham and then the next exit onto the A1306 towards Purfleet and Rainham. At the traffic lights turn right and follow this road to the station.

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Purfleet Station map co-ordinates
You can park at the station (at cost) or there is on street parking up the road.
Public transport
Take the train to Purfleet from either Liverpool Street or Grays.

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Lakeside services is nearby.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Purfleet Station

Googly map
Streetmap links
Purfleet Station general view map
Purfleet Station close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Purfleet Station

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Photographic notes
The line curves sharply east at the Tilbury end of the station so photos can easily be made possible from various spots.

General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 3 - Looking north

Fig 3 - Looking north

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