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Written by Colin Irwin - 20 Mar 2009
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Location notes
About 6 miles from Manchester on the Oldham loop between Manchester Victoria and Leeds.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly DMU passenger traffic of various class including 142s and 144s.
There is also some freight traffic at night.
Environment
This is an unmanned urban station that is well used and is next to a busy road.
Road directions
From Middleton centre just follow the A669 Oldham Road and signs for Oldham you can't miss it.

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Mills Hill, Middleton map co-ordinates
Parking
Ample parking is available.
Public transport
Fisrt no 59 buses every 10 minutes from Middleton to Oldham and back.

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Amenities
Being on a main road it is surrounded by several pubs, 2 chippys and a sandwich shop.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Mills Hill, Middleton

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Mills Hill, Middleton general view map
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Photographic notes
Very good light all day and you can see for at least a mile in each direction so you get a lot of warning of approaching trains.
Being over a busy road it is rather noisy for videos.


General views - All photographs © Colin Irwin unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking north


Fig 5 - Looking south



Fig 5 - Looking south


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