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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 28 Sep 2006
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Location notes
Stratford-upon Avon station although once a through station, is now a terminus in Warwickshire.
Railway type and traffic
This station is served by multiple units which go to Birmingham, Leamington Spa, and London Marylebone. There are also frequent charters to the town, both steam and diesel hauled.
Environment
This location is at the delightful ex-GWR station which can often be bustling with tourists due to the towns connection with William Shakespeare.
Road directions
The nearest town is Warwick, and is close to the M40, junction 15. From both Warwick and the motorway, take the A46 which leads you into Stratford. The train station is near to the centre of the town and is well signposted.

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Stratford-upon-Avon Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is plenty of parking at the station including some spaces which are free for 20 minutes stays. If there is no room, there is always the supermarket next door!
Public transport
As well as the train service, buses from Warwick to Stratford include 16/16A and 18/18A which run about every half hour, although less regularly on Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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Amenities
The station itself has a quaint little café, although there is plenty of amenities in the town centre. The station is also next to a large superstore.
Accommodation
Being a tourist town there will be plenty of well priced accomodation.
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Stratford-upon-Avon Station

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Stratford-upon-Avon Station general view map
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Stratford-upon-Avon Station



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Photographic notes
Shots can be taken from all platforms, and from the over bridge.
Sometimes, people can be seen waiting for a train from the south. The tracks appear to continue south, but the trains won`t get far as the tracks have been lifted beyond the bridge!


General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north

The tracks at the bottom of the picture only continue for a short distance.

Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking north

An arrival shot from the station foot bridge.

Fig 5 - Looking south



Fig 5 - Looking south


Fig 6 - Looking south



Fig 6 - Looking south


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