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Written by Craig Allan - 29 Dec 2003
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Location notes
Located about 15 miles South East of Middlesbrough, on the Esk Valley line.
Railway type and traffic
One train runs back and forth between Middlesbrough and Whitby. During the week this is usually a 144 but on weekends it could be any of Arriva's units.
There are also occasional extra trains to the North Yorkshire Moors Railway at Grosmont.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Battersby
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North Yorkshire is a beautiful part of the country with large rolling hills and amazing scenery. It is also very open and very exposed so weather here can be extreme at certain times of the year. Given the moors nature of the location it would be sensible to dress for the outdoors and expect the weather to change.
Road directions
From the A172 roundabout in Stokesley take the A173 (Signposted Great Ayton) and continue down this road for about half a mile. At the junction follow the signs for Easby, about 3 miles. In Easby follow the signs for Battersby. When you have passed through Ingleby Greenhow the turning for the station is next left.

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Battersby map co-ordinates
Public transport
There is a train every three and a half hours in each direction.
Great Broughton is the nearest place with a bus service (Number 89 - every 2 hours to and from Stokesley).

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Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Googly map
Streetmap links
Battersby general view map
Battersby close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary

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Photographic notes
Trains must reverse at the station and exchange tokens so they're usually stopped for at least 5 minutes. Loco hauled trains usually run in top 'n' tail formation to avoid running round which would require the use of the ground frame.
Links to photographs at this location

Northern Railways - Battersby
Railways through Ingleby

General views - All photographs © Craig Allan unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

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