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Uffington is a quiet village located between Stamford and Market Deeping, and lies to the north west of Peterborough. The line here links Nottingham and Leicester with Peterborough
Railway type and traffic
Passenger traffic is mainly central 170 units. But the line also sees some freight action.
A very quiet and peaceful location, with only the railway cottage and signal box breaking up the countryside.
From Stamford on the A1, head east on the A16 following signs for Spalding. You will shortly reach Uffington village which you need to pass through. As you do so, the main road bends sharply to the left, but you should notice a right hand turn (appears straight ahead
) to Barncak. Take this road which will lead you to the level crossing.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Uffington map co-ordinates
You will need to park safely by the roadside. Please do not block the entrance or driveway to the cottage.
There is nothing at the location itself, but nearby Tallington has a couple of useful shops and a good inn.
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The line runs pretty much east to west here, and as such, shots of eastbound trains are best up to about lunchtime, after which the location becomes favourable for westbound workings.
There is a 'farmers' crossing where shots can be taken to the east, otherwise steps are recommended in the summer months to get elevation above the tall line side growth.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
Taken at 70mm on a DSLR
Fig 2 - Looking west
Standard lens view.
Fig 3 - Looking east
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