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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.
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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.
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New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge
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New Malden, Alric Avenue Footbridge
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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
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