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Written by Peter Bradshaw - 30 Jul 2008
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Location notes
The location is at the up side of the The East Cost Mainline next to The Sidings restaurant just of the A19 North of York.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger from NXEC, X-Country, Trans-Pennine express and Freight trains from DB Schenker, GBRF, Freightliner pass at regular intervals.
Environment
It is set in open farmland and the location is spare ground between a B road and the East Cost Mainline with the Siding restaurant on the York side.
Road directions
From York head north, then by-pass the A1237 turn on to the A19 for Thirsk then drive for about 2 to 3 miles until a left hand turn signed for Beningbrough, Shipton and Overton turn left drive to the sidings restaurant as you pass you will see the waste ground on left.

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Shipton-by-Ouso map co-ordinates
Parking
Anywhere as long as you do not block access to line side.
Public transport
It can be reached by bus from York on the York - Thirsk service and get off at Shipton then walk down the road to Beningbrough then turn left just before the railway bridge you will see Carriages Restaurant in distance.

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Amenities
At Carriages Restaurant and the shops in Shipton.
Accommodation
There are many B&Bs in the local area and York has many places to stay to suit all pockets.
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.
Shipton-by-Ouso

Googly map
Streetmap links
Shipton-by-Ouso general view map
Shipton-by-Ouso close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Shipton-by-Ouso



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Photographic notes
The sun can be a problem at times the best shots are of traffic coming north from York as southbound traffic shot are some what restricted.


General views - All photographs © Peter Bradshaw unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south

A train from York

Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north

A train from Thirsk

Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


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