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Written by Sam Middleton - 19 Jul 2013
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Location notes
Fenwick Level crossing is about 5 miles drive North East of Askern, near Doncaster, on the ECML.
Railway type and traffic
All East Coast stock, Cross Country, Grand Central and First Hull Trains.
DB Schenker, Freightliner and GBRf Coals. Network Rail test Trains + Steam and Diesel charters as and when they run.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Fenwick Crossing
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Fenwick Level crossing is in the middle of nowhere a car would be required to reach the location. You could walk it from Askern town centre but the walk would be about 5 miles in total.
It is also a Manned Level Crossing so is quite a safe location, The gate man has even let me know when the special I was waiting for was on it's way, but I wouldn't expect this all the time.
Road directions
At the lights in Askern town centre turn onto Station road which becomes Moss road. After Approx 2 miles Fenwick Lane comes up on the left. Turn Left onto Fenwick Lane follow that until you reach Fenwick Level Crossing.

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Fenwick Crossing map co-ordinates
Car parking is available for a hand full of cars by the road side.
Public transport
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Askern has a variety of shops and pubs etc.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Fenwick Crossing

Googly map
Streetmap links
Fenwick Crossing general view map
Fenwick Crossing close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Fenwick Crossing

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Photographic notes
Light in the summer is usually good. But in the winter when the sun is low northbound shots can be a problem as you're shooting into the sun.

General views - All photographs © Sam Middleton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking south

Fig 2 - Looking south

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