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On a Junction of the GEML where the mainlines go off to Colchester, Ipswich and Norwich and 2 lines go off to Southend, with a later diversion at Wickford Junction to Southminster (for TS135!). There is a long section of straight track looking North.
Railway type and traffic
Mainly passenger traffic with 90s, 315s, 321s and 360s.
Mostly Freightliner traffic to from Felixstowe and the WCML.
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RTT Link Shenfield
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The station is covered by CCTV and staffed and is generally quite safe.
Get off the M25 at J28 and head along the A12 towards Brentwood. Get off at the A1023 and follow signs toward Shenfield.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Shenfield map co-ordinates
The station has a secure car park.
One Great Eastern operate services from London, Ipswich, Colchester and Southend.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
The station has toilets.
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Shenfield general view map
Shenfield close up map
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Best to stand in middle of platforms 3/4 to get the best look at trains using the station. Class 315s are the sole users of platforms 4+5 (apart from special workings) and terminate there (except for certain Early Morning services). Platforms 2+3 have services passing and stopping and platform 1 is used by services from Southend or Southminster. Unfortunately, this station has an auto announcer which can be quite loud on videos.
General views - All photographs © Joe Patrick unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
Fig 3 - Looking north
From the Metro platforms
Fig 4 - Looking south
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