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Watford Village is a small Northamptonshire village, and is a short distance away from Long Buckby.
Railway type and traffic
This section of line is on The Northampton Loop, so most West Coast Main Line freight is routed here. Passenger services see class 321 and 350 units running between Birmingham and London Euston. Also, some Virgin services are scheduled to pass here.
The location itself is at the end of a field by a lovely cast-iron bridge. The location is accessible by a public footpath, but do keep your eyes open for a bull which may be left in the field......
From nearby Long Buckby, turn into King Street and continue on the B5385 heading for Watford village. Shortly after entering the village, take a right hand turn down Church street and follow road to the end. At the end of the road, turn left, and the public footpath is just to the right of the farm house.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Watford, Jurassic Way map co-ordinates
You can park on the grass verge next to the field.
First offer a a bus service (207) which connects Northampton to Long Buckby and Watford.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There is a restaurant in the village itself, but you will be better catered for in nearby Long Buckby which offers many shops and pubs.
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Photographs are only really good looking north for Southbound workings. The best shot can be obtained if you walk a few yards up the field from the bridge from the line side fence.
General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north west
Fig 2 - The Bridge
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