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Written by Laurence Sly - 02 Mar 2018
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Location notes
This location is just north of the town of Matrei am Brenner, Austria.
It is on the line between Innsbruck and Brennero.
Railway type and traffic
EMUs run approx every 30 mins, Euro City trains (class 1216) are every two hours, regularOBB RoLa trains (Brennero-Worgl) and a mix of Lokomotion/TXL/OBB freight trains.
The RoLa trains are approximately hourly each direction and operate top and tail.
A safe countryside location where you stand on top of a grass embankment. The area is open, no shelter available.
Road directions
You can drive your car down the little track towards the shot, be aware this track runs alongside the railway where there is no boundary fence.

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Matrei am Brenner map co-ordinates
You can park your car just before the small pedestrian footbridge where there is also room to turn round.
Public transport
The nearest station is Matrei am Brenner.

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There are no facilities at this location.
The Weisses Rössl is a recommended nearby hotel in Gries am Brenner.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Matrei am Brenner

Googly map
Streetmap links
Matrei am Brenner general view map
Matrei am Brenner close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Matrei am Brenner

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Photographic notes
The sun angle is good for afternoon southbound shots (approx 13:30-15:30 depending on the time of year).

General views - All photographs © Laurence Sly unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 3 - Looking north

Fig 3 - Looking north

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