New Mobile Site
We have just launched a new mobile version of this site - m.trainspots
. This page will use your smart device's GPS to loctate you and guide you to locations that are close to your present location.
Situated on the busy South West Main Line from Waterloo and situated between Wimbledon and Surbiton at New Malden.
Railway type and traffic
Almost exclusively EMUs of types 444, 450, and 455 with the DMU variety from classes 158/159/170 although there are sometimes special trains.
A quiet footbridge between Dukes Avenue and Alric Avenue, you should have no problems with locals here, I never have. Only noise is that from local gardens.
Drive to New Malden station, under the railway bridge and take the next right (if you get to the Shell garage you went too far!!), this is Alric Avenue. The bridge is opposite the allotments.
Click here to set up your location for directions to this location New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge map co-ordinates
Park in Alric Avenue, it is difficult to get a space in Dukes Avenue (on the other side of the bridge). It should be safe to leave your car, it is a very quiet area.
Take a train to New Malden station, walk to the mini roundabout and turn left (into Dukes Avenue) so you are parallel with the line. The bridge is on your left after a short while.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
New Malden has plenty of restaurants and coffee places, there is a McDonalds, and the station has a shop for snacks and coffee.
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge
New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge general view map
New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge close up map
Windows Local Live Link
- image quality may vary
New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge
Who likes this location on facebook
Railway Gen Group
Photos best looking northbound in the evenings and southbound in the daytime, Videographers should have no problems, only other bridge users!
The bridge parapets are quite high, videographers would need a tall tripod to get over the top. Photographers may be alright on 'tip toes' or steps wouldn't hurt. The area by the bridge sides is also grass rather than pavement so will be muddy in/after wet weather.
General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking east
Fig 4 - Looking west
All information contained within this is site is � Trainspots. The images used on this site remain the property of the original photographer, as credited at the top of the page, and are used with their kind permission.
The information on these pages is supplied for the benefit of railway enthusiasts who carry out a harmless hobby, and through the medium of photography and video, actually promote the railway industry. Railway enthusiasts can also act as eyes and ears against railway vandalism, and as such should surely be encouraged to do so by the supply of adequate information such as is found on this website.
This site has been created to assist railway photographers in their travels around the country. It is based on the personal knowledge and experience. No liability can be held against the web site or its contributions for incorrect information. Trainspots will endeavour to check all information and corrections will be accepted and posted accordingly.
Advice as to the locations general environment is given as a guide on each page. This information is a GUIDE only. ALWAYS be careful with your equipment, Trainspots can not be held responsible for your personal security. Avoid leaving your property on display for all to see, be aware of your surroundings at all times. There are, sadly, people who will not think twice about trying to steal your equipment.
Trainspots DOES NOT condone trespass and none of the information on this site should be taken as a right to trespass on either railway or private land. To the best of our knowledge all locations are publicly accessible areas, where they are not contact information will be given to the appropriate authority for permission to be obtained.
The content of this site is created and intended for all age ranges but the content of sites linked from this site are not subject to the same intentions. Trainspots will attempt to check links for validity but as time passes and the site grows this will not always be possible. Broken, or indeed updates to, links should be submitted to the editor for inclusion in the updates. All links external to the Trainspots site are opened in a new browser window. Trainspots has been running now for over 10 years and there are imitation sites and guides to railfotspots. But we are a free site and we continue on the path we started out on over a decade ago to provide a useful guide to UK Railway Photographic Locations.