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Located on the West Coast Main Line between Carnforth and Oxenholme, this location is situated just into Cumbria with Kendal being the nearest town.
Railway type and traffic
Regular passenger services operated by Virgin and Trans Pennine Express.
Wide variety of freight including DB Schenker Coal, Intermodal and Enterprise workings, Freightliner Coal and Containers and DRS Intermodals heading to/from Scotland.
This location is in open countryside on a quiet country lane.
From the M6 junction 35:
Proceed down the short A601(M) onto the A6 northbound towards Kendal. At the next roundabout fork left onto the A6070 and continue for several miles, through the village of Burton-in-Kendal until you come to a left hand turn onto the B6384 towards Holme and Milnthorpe. You will pass through the village of Holme then will see the railway on the left. Turn left shortly after passing, across a field, a green footbridge and this leads you to the overbridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Elmsfield map co-ordinates
There is room for 3-4 cars to park around the top of the bridge, otherwise you will need to park near the bottom of the lane at the junction with the B6384.
Stagecoach operate an hourly bus 555 between Lancaster, Kendal and Keswick which passes the bottom of the lane.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are no amenities in the vicinity of the bridge.
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Light is good here in the afternoon and early evening, until around 17:00 for southbound trains then after that for northbound.
General views - All photographs © Mark Bearton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
Fig 3 - Looking south
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