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Ryde is a large sea-side town on the Isle of Wight.
Railway type and traffic
The line currently operates half a dozen class 483 units which were converted from ex 1938 underground stock in 1988. There are 2 trains in each direction every hour, generally in 20 and 40 minute intervals.
This is a built-up urban area of the town.
This location is within walking distance from Ryde St.Johns station. from here, exit the car-park and turn left walking up St.Johns Road. Then take the next right which is Monkton Street. Follow this street for a short while and you will then need to turn right down Park Road. Follow this to the over bridge.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Isle of Wight, Ryde - Park Road map co-ordinates
You can park in the station car-park, or in one of the many side streets in the area.
There are plenty of shops, cafe`s etc in Ryde centre. A few corner shops are situated close by, and Ryde St.Johns station has toilet facilities.
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Isle of Wight, Ryde - Park Road
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Isle of Wight, Ryde - Park Road
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Shots can be had in both directions here, but the shot looking north is messy, and there are much better alternatives along the line. The shot looking south has the bus depot which adds interest to the shot, although on a sunny day, the sun can cause problems, especially later on in the day.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
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