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Written by Geoff Hinsley - 01 Oct 2011
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Location notes
Amberley lies near the south coast between Arundel and Pulborough on the main line to London Victoria and is about 10 miles east of Chichester as the crow flies.
Railway type and traffic
The traffic is unlikely to be vary much from regular Class 377 EMU's Southern services running from Bognor Regis, Portsmouth and Littlehampton.
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Environment
An unmanned station in a very rural location. The B2139 runs under a railway bridge to Amberley village about half a mile away and access to a footpath along the River Arun is in the other direction. Amberley Museum and Heritage Centre is across the road.
Road directions
The B2139 runs east from a junction with the A29 and after crossing the river and passing under the railway bridge, the station entrance is immediately to the right, is signposted but is not obvious. If you are bending left here you have gone a few yards too far.

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Amberley Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a car park for the Museum and the Station but charges apply.
Public transport
Southern services to and from Portsmouth on the train and being a main line is easy from north and south.
Compass bus runs a service 73 from Pulborough to Storrington calling at Amberley but there are only a few each day.

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Amenities
There are no toilets on the station but there is a least one pub visible from the footbridge which crosses the line at the station.
Accommodation
There is accommodation in Amberley.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Amberley Station

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Photographic notes
The station lies within a chalk cutting and light can be poorish on a cloudy day. I think it is unlikely that the rising gradient towards the station receives much sunlight except midday in summer.
Open country lies to the north if you are shooting in that direction and the light is much better. The platform ends are best for taking photos.


General views - All photographs © Geoff Hinsley unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north

From the footbridge

Fig 2- Looking north


Fig 2- Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 4 - Looking south


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