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Situated at the site of the former railway station stands this footbridge which provides excellent views of the WCML just south of Crewe.
Railway type and traffic
Plenty of freight and passenger workings!
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RTT Link Madeley
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A quiet footbridge situated near to some allotments. Very quiet surroundings.
From the M6, Junction 15:
At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Newcastle Road/A519
Turn right onto A5182
At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Whitmore Road/A53
Continue to follow A53
Turn right onto Holly Bush Lane
Continue onto Manor Road
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Madeley map co-ordinates
You can park at either side of the bridge on Manor Road or Station Road. If you want your car in sight then park on Manor Road.
There are some amenities in Madeley, otherwise Crewe and Stoke are not far away.
Crewe / Stoke
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin
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Madeley general view map
Madeley close up map
Windows Local Live Link
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The best view is looking southbound from the Station Road side of the bridge as there is plenty of scope to get 'under' the OHLE. There is also a reasonable shot (but precision will be key) from the Manor Road side of the bridge looking towards Crewe.
General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south
Fig 2 - Looking north
Fig 3 - Looking south
Madley section commences 13 minutes in.
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