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Faversham is a busy town in Kent. It is on the Chatham line between London Victoria and Margate. There are also services to Bromley, and down to Dover.
Railway type and traffic
Most traffic these days is dominated by Class 375 and 465 units.
The location itself is a footbridge at the eastern end of the station.
Faversham is a short drive from Sittingbourne. Take the A2 which brings you right into the town. The station is well signposted. To reach the footbridge by foot, leave the station building, and turn to the right. Keep walking until you reach the footbridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Faversham Footbridge map co-ordinates
There is space to park a car just before the area which is used by Network Rail. The rest of this area is double yellow, so if you can`t park here, there is plenty of parking in the surrounding streets.
There are plenty of shops, pubs and services in the town.
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Faversham Footbridge general view map
Faversham Footbridge close up map
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The best shots are taken to the east, and as the line generally runs east to west, lighting does not pose a major problem here. Shots to the west are possible, but these are generally better if taken from the station itself.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east
Fig 2 - Looking east
Fig 3 - Looking west
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