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Written by Andre Pronk - 11 Jan 2015
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Location notes
This location is along two pieces of farm land with a wide landscape view in both directions depending on the season.
Railway type and traffic
This line is the connection between Venlo and M�nchengladbach, mainly passenger trains, but the depending on maintenance on the Betuweroute and nearby Emmerich Germany there can be more freight.
Open fields, on a quiet road, on both side two pieces of farm land, you can walk on it but look out if there is an crops growing.
Road directions
  • Take the A74 and A61 to the B221 in Nettetal, Germany.
  • Take exit 3-Kaldenkirchen-S�d from the A61.
  • Follow the B221 to Heier Road.

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    Heierweg in Breyell map co-ordinates
  • Parking
    You can park along the road, but take care about farm traffic, they can be very wide and take up the whole road.
    Public transport
    Take the rain from Venlo to Breyel, from the Bahnhof Breyell it is about 15 minutes walk to the location.

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    Nothing at the location.
    In Venlo they are a few hotels and B&Bs
    Sun Compass
    Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
    It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
    Heierweg in Breyell

    Googly map
    Streetmap links
    Heierweg in Breyell general view map
    Heierweg in Breyell close up map

    Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
    Heierweg in Breyell

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    Photographic notes
    Being open countryside the light is good all day round.
    The crossing closes well before a train arrives which will give you plenty of notice, but no clue on direction.

    General views - All photographs © Andre Pronk unless otherwise stated
    Fig 1 - Looking north west

Fig 1 - Looking north west

    Fig 2 - Looking south east

Fig 2 - Looking south east

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