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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.
The location is by a quiet road overbridge.
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 which you need to take. You will cross over the canal, and then the railway. Pull in immediately on the right.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Dodford map co-ordinates
Assuming you have come in off the A5, There is room for a couple of cars on the right hand side just after the railway bridge.
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 10-15 minute walk along the A5 to the location.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
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.
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Dodford general view map
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Shots can be taken from both sides of the bridge, but this location is best for Northbound, afternoon workings.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
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