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Written by Josh Hamilton - 24 Apr 2014
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Location notes
A large open 2 track station services passing and stopping every half an hour. Usually staffed in the day, not very busy in between trains, but can get crowded.
Railway type and traffic
Usual Great Northern EMUs on the Cambridge Branch:
365s, 317s, 321s and 313s (which terminate at Letchworth) . The EMU sidings are just south of the station. Visible form Platform ends.
There are infrequent freights, mostly STP engineers workings to or from Whitmoor. There is a (week)daily Hoo to Whitemoor and return working, currently operated by Colas.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Letchworth Station
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Safe area, lit platforms located in the middle of the town.
Road directions
The station is signposted from Junction 9 of the A1(M).

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Letchworth Station map co-ordinates
There is a station car park but it is expensive. There are many car parks close by in town.
Public transport
By train from Kings Cross, Cambridge and Hitchin.

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Shop and waiting room along with car park although expensive. In the town centre there is a good selection of shops, pubs and cafes.
The Brodway hotel is 5 minutes away.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Letchworth Station

Googly map
Streetmap links
Letchworth Station general view map
Letchworth Station close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Letchworth Station

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Photographic notes
Light best around midday. Large space and unobstructed view at platform end (Towards Cambridge) Bridge at other end, cant see very well towards Hitchin.

General views - All photographs © Josh Hamilton unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

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