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A holiday resort in west Cornwall, nearest town is Penzance.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly HSTs, Voyagers, Units. The Penzance sleeper and an odd Freight Train.
A busy road bridge which crossing the main line between Penzance and Paddington.
From the A30:
Before reaching Penzance there is a roundabout, 1st left for Helston, 2nd left Marazion (this will take you to the bridge), 3rd left Longrock and 4th exit Penzance.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Marazion map co-ordinates
There is a large car Park on the sea front. 90p for 2hours
By train to Penzance and then bus to Marazion. Or you can walk from Penzance to Marazion using a footpath along side the railway line.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are toilets in car-park. Also, a nearby pub that is open all day.
None noted but given the Holiday resort nature of the area there should be plenty of places to stay.
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Marazion general view map
Marazion close up map
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The railway line runs east to west. If you stand on the bridge looking inland then the sun is behind you. You can get photos of trains going east or west but you need to cross the road (it is a very busy road). Late afternoon or evening it is best to be on the land side of the bridge ( looking out to Sea )
General views - All photographs © Buckland Carveth unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking east
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