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Bishops Itchington is a Warwickshire village between nearby Leamington Spa and Southam.
Railway type and traffic
The line itself is very busy with lots of Chiltern Railways and Virgin Cross Country units scurrying back and forth.
DB Schenker and Freightliner ensure that those interested in freight workings are not left out.
The location itself is a public crossing out in the fields.
From Southam, take the B4451 out through Depper Bridge. When you see the 'Great Western' pub on the right hand-side, there will be a left hand turn you need which brings you into Bishops Itchington. Turn left down either Fisher Road or Chapel Street, and continue to the bottom of the village via Poplar Road. You will the see Hambridge Road which is the road you need to turn into. Follow this road downhill. There will be quite a sharp right hand bend before the road crosses the stream. Just after this is a public footpath on the left. This leads to the location.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Bishops Itchington Crossing map co-ordinates
You can park on the grass verge, but there is not that much room. You may be happier to park you car at the bottom end of the village, and walk the rest.
service 64 operates hourly from Leamington Spa to Bishops Itchington village, from where it would be about a 25-30 minute walk to the location.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are a couple of shops in the village where snacks can be purchased.
Ale fans may want to try the Butchers arms in Fisher Street, or the previously mentioned Great Western.......
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Bishops Itchington Crossing
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Shots can be had here from both directions from the crossing.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
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