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Written by Tony Rispoli - 06 Jun 2009
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Location notes
This is an inner city location, situated on the main line between London Bridge and East Croydon. The nearest stations are Honor Oak Park and Brockley. You can also see the Catford Loop line crossing on the London side of the bridge, if you time it right you could get one train going over another!
Railway type and traffic
Classes 171, 319, 377, 455, 456. This is a mainline with plenty of traffic, but the best time to visit is in the morning or evening rush hours when there are trains every few minutes!
A quiet suburban road in New Cross Gate.
Road directions
Follow the A20 towards New Cross Gate and turn off onto Shardeloes Road, Vespa Road is off to the right. The location is better reached by public transport though.

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New Cross Gate, Vesta Road Bridge map co-ordinates
You can park on Vespa Road.
Public transport
Take the train to either New Cross Gate or Brockley.

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New Cross Gate, Forest Hill or Central London.
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.
New Cross Gate, Vesta Road Bridge

Googly map
Streetmap links
New Cross Gate, Vesta Road Bridge general view map
New Cross Gate, Vesta Road Bridge close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
New Cross Gate, Vesta Road Bridge

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Photographic notes
This is a road bridge so there is some road traffic, the light is good though and there should be no real problems, unless you get an over zealous PCSO of course!!

General views - All photographs © Tony Rispoli unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

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