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Written by Joe Patrick - 20 Feb 2004
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Location notes
This is a single-platform station surrounded by trees and greenery on the single track Southminster - Wickford branch line.
Railway type and traffic
There is a daily 312 diagram, but traffic is mainly Class 315s with 321s in the peak.
Every Thursday 2 DRS Class 20s pass at about 1325 with the Southminster - Willesden Flask Train.
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Environment
The station is mainly surrounded by trees, but not many people are at the location.
Road directions
The location is signposted from the A130 Hawk Hill Roundabout.

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Battlesbridge map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a small car park and you can see your car whilst on the platform.
Public transport
Hourly trains operate from London Liverpool Street by First Great Eastern.

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Amenities
There is no station building, but about 500m down the road from the station is a pub.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Battlesbridge

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Streetmap links
Battlesbridge general view map
Battlesbridge close up map

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Photographic notes
You may be better standing at the Wickford end of the platform where it is at its widest. If you are going to see the daytime run of the Class 20 you can see it approaching due to the straight section. It will pass at about 50mph.

Extra notes for videographers
It can get extremely windy and may not go to well if your video camera has an external microphone or if your camera is pointed into the wind.


General views - All photographs © Joe Patrick unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north east - Photo by David Patrick


Fig 1 - Looking north east - <i>Photo by David Patrick</i>


Fig 2 - Looking south west


Fig 2 - Looking south west


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