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Undy is situated on the South Wales mainline between Newport and Severn Tunnel Junction.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger services operated by First Great Western, Arriva Trains Wales and Wessex Trains.
There are freight services operated by DB Schenker and Freightliner.
The location is a footbridge over the 4-track section of mainline, the area is in a small residential area and is fairly quiet during the day.
From the M4, Junction 23A:
Follow the signs for Magor, when you get to Magor keep following the road for around a mile and a half, you will see the railway and footbridge on your right hand side.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Undy map co-ordinates
There is a small area next to a vets surgery where you can park, but do not block access to the gate, which is used by track gangs when working on the track.
From Newport Bus Station, catch a X14 Newport-Bristol bus or 74 Newport-Chepstow service alighting in Undy, the bus stops on the opposite side of the road to the footbridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are no toilets close by, there is a shop which is less than 10 minutes away on foot.
There are a few Bed and Breakfasts in the Newport area.
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Undy general view map
Undy close up map
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The line runs east to west, but is the bottom of a curve. This should provide good light for east bound workings in the morning and west bound workings in the afternoon.
General views - All photographs © Gary Sparks unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
A HST on the up main
Fig 2 - Looking West
On the up relief
Fig 3 - Looking east
On the down main.
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