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Written by Tony Rispoli - 09 Aug 2018
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Location notes
Just outside Ipswich on the Lowestoft and Felixstowe lines. It is at this point that the Felixstowe branch diverges as a single line whilst the Lowestoft line continues as double track.
Railway type and traffic
Class 153/156/170 on the Lowestoft and Felixstowe Greater Anglia services.
Class 66 and Class 70 hauled freight traffic to Felixstowe.
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RTT Link Westerfield, Suffolk
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A small 2 platform station with not much nearby, aside from a few houses.
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Westerfield, Suffolk map co-ordinates
You can park on nearby road with no concerns. But do not park in the entrance to the NR site.
Public transport
There is a regular rail service from Ispwich going to Lowestoft or Felixstowe. There is also a limited service of bus routes nearby.

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Westerfield, Suffolk

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Streetmap links
Westerfield, Suffolk general view map
Westerfield, Suffolk close up map

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Westerfield, Suffolk

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Photographic notes
Light is good most of the day, not too much noise from outside the railway. best location is probably on the towards Lowestoft platform but the better light is from the Ipswich bound platform.
Freight has to slow for the 35mph junction of the Felixstowe Branch. If the working is heading towards Felixstowe it will also have to use the crossover to the west of the station and run through the Ipswich bound platform.

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

Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 3 - Loking east

Fig 3 - Loking east

Fig 4 - Looking west

Fig 4 - Looking west

Location Video

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