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A bridge on Southbourne Road in Southbourne, Dorset.
Railway type and traffic
Overlooking the Dorset Line you can see Desiros and Voyagers daily, a few freights weekly.
There are also occasional units visiting Bournemouth T+RSMD for repairs and locomotives visiting the Swanage Railway.
A nice and quiet spot, in a safe residential area.
There is plenty of free parking on Stourvale Road.
A short walk from Pokesdown Station or take the bus from Bournemouth, services 1A,1B,1C or 2A,2B,2C.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
A variety of shops on Christchurch Road and a short walk from Southbourne Grove which is a great high street full of independent cafes and shops.
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Southbourne Road Bridge, Pokesdown
Southbourne Road Bridge, Pokesdown general view map
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Southbourne Road Bridge, Pokesdown
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You can only shoot trains head on when they are travelling on the up line.
The view is to the west of the bridge, you can see to the east but there is no footpath on that side and would involve standing in the road.
General views - All photographs © Steve Blackwell unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
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