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Written by Tony Rispoli - 19 Mar 2013
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Location notes
This is a bridge over the East Coast Main Line between New Barnet and Hadley Wood.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger:
First Capital Connect: Class 313, 321, 365
East Coast: HSTs & 225s
Hull Trains: Class 180s
Grand Central: Class 180s & HSTs

Freight:
GBRF, DBS & Freightliner Class 66s, occasionally a Class 92
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Hadley Wood Road Footbridge
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Environment
This is a quiet location, a former road bridge, now only for pedestrians situated in woodlands. Plenty of dog walkers and you can expect the usual 'is a special train coming' questions but a very nice environment.
Road directions
From the M25, Junction 24:
Head south along the A111 towards Cockfosters. After passing a speed camera (2013) you will come to a mini roundabout where you need to turn right onto Beech Hill. Continue along this road until it ends in a T junction and turn left onto Hadley Common. At the end of this road you will find the car park. Park up here and continue on foot to the bridge.

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Hadley Wood Road Footbridge map co-ordinates
Parking
You can park, just to the west of the location, in Bakers Hill where there is a small car park.
Public transport
Not well served by public transport.
There is a public footpath that runs from New Barnet Station (opposite the railway bridge) that runs to the location parallel to the railway. This is about a half mile walk.

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Amenities
Potters Bar and New Barnet have plenty of shops
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.
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge

Googly map
Streetmap links
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge general view map
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Hadley Wood Road Footbridge



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Photographic notes
The bridge is easy to photograph from, to the north Hadley Wood South Tunnels add to the photo nicely and to the south the buildings of Barnet add nicely to the photos and videos.


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


Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 5 - Looking south



Fig 5 - Looking south


Fig 6 - Looking south



Fig 6 - Looking south


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