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This location is on the Birmingham to Leicester line the location is just on the outskirts of Nuneaton town centre its a short walk from the bus/train station.
November 2010: The bridge appears to be closed for 'strengthening works'.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger traffic is mainly cross country class 170s.
Freight is worked by Freightliner or DB Schenker 66s on coal,stone,cars and LaFarge. The odd class 60s on steel and stone plus tanks on some days.
The location is a bridge on the outskirts of Nuneaton. It is in between a housing estate and a open fields. Nuneaton is a very nice and pleasant area but, as with all suburban areas, avoid walking round with your camera equipment on display.
The bridge is lovingly named after the debris left behind by the many dogs that use the bridge to reach the park to the north.
You can park on the residential roads and walk to the bridge but be warned the houses by the bridge have no driveways so the streets can be full.
Watch out on Mondays and Tuesdays as they have refuse collections. big lorries, narrow streets.
Take the train or bus into Nuneaton and then walk to the location. This should take around 10-15 minutes.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are newsagents and a chip shop all within 5 minutes walk and the town centre is not that far.
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Nuneaton, Abbey Street Junction
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Both directions have reasonable angles for photography, but the shot coming off the flyover is best suited to mid afternoon onwards.
General views - All photographs © Adam Jackson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east - Image © Marcus Dawson
Fig 2 - Looking west - Image © Marcus Dawson
Fig 3 - Looking east - Image © Marcus Dawson
A telephoto shot from the bridge showing a unit crossing the WCML.
Fig 4 - Looking east - Image © Marcus Dawson
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