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Written by Steven Wakefield - 06 May 2004
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Welcome to the updated Trainspots page. We now have a more useful set of map links and can link directly to the fantastic SunCalc aplication for looking up sun angles. The google map is still under development and we are still looking for more images to populate the map in additon to new location write ups. For more information click here.
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Location notes
A small town on the East Coast Main Line, almost midway between Edinburgh and Newcastle.
The Royal Border Bridge is immediately to the south of the station.
Railway type and traffic
Standard northern ECML passenger traffic: East Coast 91s and HSTs, Virgin Voyagers.
Freight consists of DB Schenker operated services from Scotland to Tyne yard and beyond ( Enterprise / Intermodal, Alcans, Steel, also sometimes Cartics and Pipes. Freightliner operates a weekly cement service from Oxwellmains to Seaham.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station
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.
Environment
A small town location, relatively quiet.
Road directions
From the A1 from Newcastle or Edinburgh, the station is in the centre of Berwick upon Tweed and is well sign posted.

Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a large station car park (long and short term), plus plenty of parking in the town.
Public transport
Either Virgin or GNER services to the station.
Amenities
The atation has toilets and small shop. There are restaurants, pubs, chip shops etc 5 mins walk away in the town.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station

Googly map
Streetmap links
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station general view map
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Station



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Photographic notes
Lighting is best for services from Newcastle in the morning and in the afternoon for those from Edinburgh. Although decent results can be obtained in both directions for most of the day.
Links to photographs at this location

Rail-net - Deltic Deliverance
Rail-net - UK Tour 2003 Borders Bridge
A trip from Edinburgh Waverley to Berwick-Upon-Twe


General views - All photographs Steven Wakefield unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north

Towards Edinburgh.

Fig 2- Looking south


Fig 2- Looking south

Looking along the Royal Boarders bridge and towards Newcastle.

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