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This is a bridge over the East Coast Main Line between New Barnet and Hadley Wood.
Railway type and traffic
First Capital Connect: Class 313, 321, 365
East Coast: HSTs & 225s
Hull Trains: Class 180s
Grand Central: Class 180s & HSTs
GBRF, DBS & Freightliner Class 66s, occasionally a Class 92
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RTT Link Hadley Wood Road Footbridge
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This is a quiet location, a former road bridge, now only for pedestrians situated in woodlands. Plenty of dog walkers and you can expect the usual 'is a special train coming' questions but a very nice environment.
From the M25, Junction 24:
Head south along the A111 towards Cockfosters. After passing a speed camera (2013) you will come to a mini roundabout where you need to turn right onto Beech Hill. Continue along this road until it ends in a T junction and turn left onto Hadley Common. At the end of this road you will find the car park. Park up here and continue on foot to the bridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Hadley Wood Road Footbridge map co-ordinates
You can park, just to the west of the location, in Bakers Hill where there is a small car park.
Not well served by public transport.
There is a public footpath that runs from New Barnet Station (opposite the railway bridge) that runs to the location parallel to the railway. This is about a half mile walk.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Potters Bar and New Barnet have plenty of shops
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Hadley Wood Road Footbridge
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge general view map
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge close up map
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Hadley Wood Road Footbridge
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The bridge is easy to photograph from, to the north Hadley Wood South Tunnels add to the photo nicely and to the south the buildings of Barnet add nicely to the photos and videos.
General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Looking north
Fig 4 - Looking south
Fig 5 - Looking south
Fig 6 - Looking south
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