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Written by Matt Weston - 19 Aug 2008
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Location notes
A halt on the Bristol-Birmingham main line, south of Gloucester.
Railway type and traffic
North East to South West Cross Country Voyagers, and FGW 150s/158s form most of the passenger traffic.
Some freight from Avonmouth to the Midlands, plus the Westerleigh-Robeston tanks.
Note: Traffic that is diverted via Gloucester when the Severn Tunnel is closed does not generally pass here, taking the Golden Valley line to Swindon instead.
Environment
Rural area, with few houses close by, though not far from the small town of Dursley. The M5 is very close though so some traffic noise.
Road directions
From the M5, junction 13:
Head south on the A38. After around 3 miles turn left at the roundabout on to the A4135. After passing over the M5 take the second left into Box Road, this will lead you down to the station.

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Cam and Dursley map co-ordinates
Parking
Station car park usually has spaces, and is free.
Public transport
A bus from Gloucester to Dursley will call at the station, or take a train from Gloucester or Bristol, bearing in mind that only the FGW local services stop here, not the Cross Country 'fasts'.

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Amenities
Nothing at the station, but Dursley is close by and has most of the things you are likely to need.
Accommodation
Some B&Bs probably in Dursley, plus a couple of motels/Travelodges on the A38.
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Cam and Dursley

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Photographic notes
Trains travelling in either direction can be photographed, footbridge and road bridge will cause shadows at different times of day.
I find the best shot is of northbound trains, but that is just personal preference.
The M5 is close by so will be some traffic noise on video footage.


General views - All photographs © Matt Weston unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west


Fig 1 - Looking south west

A north bound working through the station.

Fig 2 - Looking south west


Fig 2 - Looking south west


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