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A small station in a pleasant village, on the line from Basingstoke to Reading.
Railway type and traffic
FGW: Class 165 DMUs on the half hourly stopping service
Freightliner: Plentiful class 66 & 70 hauled Container Trains on workings to and from Southampton.
DBS: Class 66 & Class 67 hauled departmental & engineers trains as well as E.C.S moves of charter stock which is based at Eastleigh Depot.
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A very quiet station, in a small village. There is a level crossing to the Reading end of the station.
Join the A33 from either the M3, Junction 6 (head north) or the M4, Junction 11 (head south) and continue to Sherfield on Loddon where you need to follow the signs to Bramley and 'The Vyne' brown tourist sign.
Follow this road to Bramley and you will reach the station and the level crossing.
Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Bramley Station map co-ordinates
Residential roads nearby offer some parking.
Basingstoke will have most things you need and there are a couple of small shops in Bramley.
Either Basingstoke or Reading would provide options.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
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Bramley Station general view map
Bramley Station close up map
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You can shoot in both directions, the level crossing & C.I.S give advance warning of when trains are coming.
General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Looking south
Fig 4 - Looking north
Fig 5 - Looking south
Fig 6 - Looking south
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