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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 08 Sep 2006
last update by Mark Bearton - 11 Mar 2009
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Location notes
Dodford is a quiet rural Northamptonshire village. This location is just outside of the village on a section of the West Coast Main Line.
Railway type and traffic
Traffic is mainly Virgin Pendolinos.
Most freight traffic is pathed along the Northampton loop.
This is a quiet field location.
Road directions
Dodford is just off the A5 between Kilsby and Weedon.
From Weedon, head North on the A5. You will soon see a turning for Dodford. You can turn off here for another Dodford location, but for this particular location you need to take the second turning. As you turn left, you will need to pull in on the left where you can see an opening into a field. Walk to the line side fence for the shot of your choice.

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Dodford, Skew Bridge map co-ordinates
Parking is limited to parking on the grass verge.
Public transport
Stagecoach services D1/D2 (direct) or D3 (via Bugbrooke) operate three times an hour from Northampton (bridge outside station) to Weedon crossroads from where it would be about a 25-30 minute walk along the A5 to the location.

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Absolutely no amenities here. However, there is a One-stop/Tesco Metro in Weedon village centre near the church. There is also a sandwich shop and a few pubs here.
Sun Compass
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.
Dodford, Skew Bridge

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Streetmap links
Dodford, Skew Bridge general view map
Dodford, Skew Bridge close up map

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Dodford, Skew Bridge

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Photographic notes
This location is only useful for Northbound, afternoon, workings.

General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
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