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Written by Marcus Dawson - 30 Oct 2003
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Location notes
On the Hitchin to Cambridge branch line
Railway type and traffic
Mostly electric multiple units although the route is cleared as a diversionary route for the East Coast Main Line
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Morden Grange Farm
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An open area of rural Hertfordshire. The viewpoints are from a minor public road. There is no need to encroach on the fields
Road directions
Off the A505, next left after the Ashwell turning.

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Morden Grange Farm map co-ordinates
Parking is on the verges of the road.
Public transport
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None in the general area, There are a number of petrol stations on the A505 and there is a Little Chef on the way to the nearby town of Royston
Some Bed and Breakfasts near, not checked
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Morden Grange Farm

Googly map
Streetmap links
Morden Grange Farm general view map
Morden Grange Farm close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Morden Grange Farm

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Photographic notes
From the path there is a good view of Cambridge bound trains, but the Hitchin bound view is not so good.
Links to photographs at this location

Rail-net - GN Water Canons

General views - All photographs © Marcus Dawson unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Facing south

Fig 1 - Facing south

This zoom shots shows where a train would emerge from the cutting and travel across the embankment

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