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On the Trans Pennine Route between Huddersfield and Manchester.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly Trans Pennine express 158s and First North Western services. With some freight from Roxby.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Marsden This link should be close to the location, but may not be the actual location so please check the page. This link will take you to what is happening 'around now'. Dates and times can be changed at the top of the page.
Open countryside in the Pennines, the weather can change very quickly so bring appropriate clothing.
There is a turning just to the west of Marsden village off the A62. It is easy to miss so be on the look out. Travel down this road and park at the T junction opposite the Pub. The location can be reached by walking towards Marsden.
The information on these pages is supplied for the benefit of railway enthusiasts who carry out a harmless hobby, and through the medium of photography and video, actually promote the railway industry. Railway enthusiasts can also act as eyes and ears against railway vandalism, and as such should surely be encouraged to do so by the supply of adequate information such as is found on this website.
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