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Written by James Welham - 11 Jul 2004
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Location notes
A station on the Great Eastern Main line between Witham and Marks Tey in Essex, the nearest city is Colchester.
Railway type and traffic
A Great Eastern Main Line station with lots of varied passenger and freight services passing through at quite high speed, lots of freight going to and from Felixstowe.
Environment
Very quiet village, rural location and quite a safe place to be after dark.
Road directions
From the A12 and follow signs to Kelvedon, then come off the A12 motorway and follow the signs to Kelvedon Town centre, the station is clearly signposted.

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Kelvedon Station map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a large car park that is never full, CCTV cameras operating in the car park.
Public transport
From London Liverpool street, One Great Eastern trains stop there every 30 minutes. However One Anglia trains do not stop at Kelvedon.

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Amenities
There are toilets on the station. The town centre is no more than a minutes walk away with plenty of shops and takeaways.
Accommodation
There are a few hotels and bed and breakfasts close to the station.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Kelvedon Station

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Streetmap links
Kelvedon Station general view map
Kelvedon Station close up map

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Kelvedon Station



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Photographic notes
The lighting is good most of the time but in the winter, the sun is lower and may affect photos of trains heading towards Colchester and Norwich.
Footbridge provides good views of trains heading in both directions.


General views - All photographs © James Welham unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west


Fig 1 - Looking south west


Fig 2 - Looking north east


Fig 2 - Looking north east


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