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Written by Adam Gibbons - 02 May 2017
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Location notes
About 5 miles south of Doncaster on the East Coast Main Line located just north of Rossington village.
Railway type and traffic
Virgin Train East Coast 91s and HSTs from London to Leeds/Scotland as well as Grand central and Hull trains services.
The occasional freight trains run along this stretch too for example the Dollands Moor - Scunthorpe steel. The freight tends to be 66 hauled. Charters also run along this stretch every so often with a variety of traction.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster
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Environment
Close to the Great Yorkshire Way, the location is on a footpath with cyclists and walkers using it all day, closer to track side on the river bridge becomes a little more isolated.
Road directions


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Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster map co-ordinates
Parking
No parking available next to the location however the park and ride south is about half a mile away.
Public transport
First run services to the Park and ride which is the closest bus stop to the area. Services X4 as well as 55/56 will pass here

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Amenities
Closest toilets are at the Miller and Carter steakhouse, next to the park and ride, toilets and good food are also here.
Accommodation
Closest accommodation is the hotels over in Lakeside a couple miles away.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster

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Streetmap links
Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster general view map
Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster close up map

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Loversall Carr Junction, Doncaster



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Photographic notes
The light is best in the morning and is on the correct side for photographing trains. As you get closer to the evening the sun moves across to the less accessible side of the bridge. Trains can be photographed on both sides of the Great Yorkshire way bridge in both directions. For southbound workings you sre best on the north side embankment of the bridge whereas for northbound trains you are better off going to the river bridge to the south of the Great Yorkshire Way bridge.
There is no light at night so only daytime shots available.


General views - All photographs © Adam Gibbons 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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