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March, Cambridgeshire. On Ely-Peterborough line, west of March station and Whitemoor Yard.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger services: Central Trains class 158 and 170 DMUs, Greater Anglia class 150, 153 and 170 DMUs. Several per hour each way. Freight services: DB Schenker (mainly 66s, some 60s), Freightliner (66s), GBRf (66s), plus infrastructure services to and from Whitemoor Yard.
The A141 road bridge over the railway on the outskirts of March town: technically open country, but close to houses. The road is quite busy. Few pedestrians pass, but there is a footway on both sides of the road.
Park near the bridge by the roundabout - you can see the car from the bridge.
Take a bus from the station to the local Tescos. The location is about 0.5 miles prior to the supermarket.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
Tesco supermarket about 0.5 miles north along A141 (away from March); other shops in March town centre, including places to eat.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
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March - Westry (A141 Bridge)
March - Westry (A141 Bridge) general view map
March - Westry (A141 Bridge) close up map
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March - Westry (A141 Bridge)
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The line runs almost east to west - shots are possible in both directions almost all day. The sun is on the nose for eastbound trains until around midday and after that for westbound trains. The shot of westbound trains, however, is not so good due to some very tall trees restricting the angle slightly and casting shadows. There are no shadows for shots of eastbound trains.
Road traffic noise may be a problem for videographers.
General views - All photographs © Brian Carter unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
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