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A road bridge over the ECML to the south end of Decoy Yard at Doncaster Carr. The junction of the ECML and the Worksop line is here, along with the now disused Doncaster Railnet Hub.
Railway type and traffic
Usual mid East Coast Main Line traffic:
NXEC: 91s, HSTs
Local: Various sprinter derivatives
DB Schenker: 60 and 66s on Intermodal, Engineers and Coal
Freightliner: 66/5 on Liners and Heavy Haul 66/5 on Coal Traffic
A Road bridge over the line, but with very wide concrete verges.
From the M18, junction 3:
Follow the signs to "Lakeside Shopping Village" and you will cross the location brigde.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Doncaster, White Rose Bridge map co-ordinates
Car parking in the nearby Lakeside Retail Village.
Any bus from the town center to the Lakeside Shopping Village will take you to within walking distance of the locationClick here to set up your location for directions to this location
McDonalds, Pizza Hut and a Beefeater at the Lakeside Shopping Village.
There is a nearby Travel lodge.
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The ECML and surrounding yards run roughly north west /south east. Best angle is looking south from the bridge, as most GNER services have the loco on the north end. Clearer shots looking south off the spur lines as well due to less OHL.
Being a main road into Doncaster the location isn't suitable for videographes as it is plagued with traffic noise.
Links to photographs at this location
UK Railpics - Decoy Yard
General views - All photographs © James Mayl unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north west
A general view in the direction of Doncaster Station.
Fig 2 - Looking north west
Fig 3 - Looking north west
Looking across Decoy Yard from above the ECML spur lines.
Fig 4 - Looking north west
An class 60 on the incline from Belmont Yard.
Fig 5 - Looking south east
The former Royal Mail terminal.
Fig 6 - Looking south east
A general view of the lines to the south
Fig 7 - Looking south east
The spur to ECML (slow lines) and Worksop line (southbound)
Fig 8 - Looking south east
The curve from the Worksop lines into Decoy Yard.
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