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Written by Jamie Armstrong - 12 Apr 2016
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Location notes
Huss's Lane footbridge is in Long Eaton, approx half way between Nottingham and Derby. The line that run beneath the footbridge is the Erewash valley main line which runs from Trent East Junction through Toton yards to Trowell and then on to Clay Cross.
Railway type and traffic
There are no scheduled passenger workings, but sometimes they are diverted this way.
Usual motive power is 66s with the odd 60. DB Schenker, Freightliner GBrail freight are seen passing and the odd heritage engine from barrow hill as well.
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The footbridge in about 7-10 mins walk from Long Eaton town centre. The area is very quite, but not a useful place after dark.
Road directions

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Huss's Lane Footbridge map co-ordinates
Park in either 'Tappers Harker' pub or by the Halfords next to the bridge.
Public transport
20 mins walk from Long Eaton railway station or take the bus from there. Yourbus 29 drops you by the foot bridge (ask for stop next to Tappers Harker pub ) from Long Eaton town follow the road down past Tesco on left its about 7 mins walk then turn left at the Halfords.

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'The Cob Shop' is directly across the road, to the south west of the location. There is also 'The Tappers Harker' pub behind screwfix and Halfords.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Huss's Lane Footbridge

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Huss's Lane Footbridge general view map
Huss's Lane Footbridge close up map

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Photographic notes
Always good for photos from Toton but shooting down towards Trent juncitons can be hit and miss with sun in shot.

General views - All photographs © Jamie Armstrong unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 1 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

Location Video

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