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Located in West Yorkshire, this location is located next to Saltaire world heritage site, within the car park. Also within a 5 minute walk to the station at Saltaire on the line between Shipley and Skipton.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly 333s travelling between Leeds/Bradford and Skipton as well as 158s on the Carlisle services.
The occasional freight train to Rylestone passes here, operated by GBRF. There are occasional charters passing, usually heading to the the Settle & Carlisle line.
The shot is available in the car park of the world heritage site, looking over the fence. Fairly busy with cars but there is little noise with them travelling at low speed. There will be little light during the night but daytime hours are safe with plenty of light available throughout the day.
Yes, the location is at the car park and will be safe.
Saltaire train station is a 5 minute walk at maximum and easily accessible with ramps.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Facilities are available with cafes and toilets dotted around the area.
Further facilities can be found at Shipley which is about a mile away.
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Saltaire Heritage Site
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The light is good for the majority of the day until sunset where its difficult to gain light for the image. I would not use a tripod for this area as it may obstruct cars. The best shot is looking towards Leeds in the east with the photo not really available to the west towards Skipton.
General views - All photographs © Adam Gibbons unless otherwise stated
Fig 1- Looking east
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