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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 09 Aug 2008
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Location notes
Hollins Bottom is on the outskirts of Ramsgate in Kent on the Canterbury to Ramsgate line.
Railway type and traffic
Most traffic is Class 375 units on Charring Cross - Ramsgate/Margate services.
This location is on the old road bridge which is no longer in use since the the construction of a new road system.
Road directions
From Ramsgate, head west on the A299 (Canterbury East) towards Canterbury.
As you leave Ramsagte, you come to a roundabout, turn right here, and you will cross the railway and arrive at the next roundabout. Take the first exit here, and after about a hundred yards, pull in on the left by the bollards. Walk along the old road to the railway bridge.

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Hollins Bottom map co-ordinates
Park off road by the bollards.
Public transport
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Ramsgate has lots on offer, cafe`s, pubs, shops, fish and chips..............
Ramsgate has lots of B&Bs etc.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Hollins Bottom

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Streetmap links
Hollins Bottom general view map
Hollins Bottom close up map

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Photographic notes
Not the most useful of spots, but sometimes it`s nice to add a little variety to your locations! This location is likely to be too noisy for video footage.
The best shots of Eastbound trains would have to be taken in the morning, although on a 'slightly' dull day, an interesting shot can be had of eastbound trains from the wrong side of the line which would feature Richborough power station in the background.

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

Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 3 - Looking west

Fig 3 - Looking west

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