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On the Midland main line, 35 miles south of Leicester.
Railway type and traffic
There are 4 Midland Mainline services an hour though so plenty of opportunities for HST and 'Meridian' shots.. From around 12:00hrs on a good day there can be a procession of north-bound empty freights, mainly aggregate trains, as well as a couple of cement trains. There is little if any south-bound afternoon freight traffic.
This is where the Forders to Cricklewood binliner runs round in both mornings and evenings on weekdays.
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RTT Link Wellingborough, Finedon Road
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A road bridge on a busy main road.
On the grass verge opposite the Shell Garage or on the Rixon Road Industrial Estate road.
The bridge is about a 15 minute walk from Wellingborough Station.
Come out of the station and walk up Midland Road and turn right onto Elsden Road (B573). Follow Elsden Road crossing the roundabout junction with Mill Road and turning left at the roundabout with Finedon Road. Follow this road to the location.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
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Wellingborough, Finedon Road
Wellingborough, Finedon Road general view map
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Wellingborough, Finedon Road
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Southbound through the day, northbound from mid afternoon
The new pallisade fencing has somewhat spoilt the northbound shot.
Links to photographs at this location
Phantasrail Galleries - Finedon Road
General views - All photographs © Les Pitcher unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north
Fig 2 - Looking south
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