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Written by Buckland Carveth - 21 Jul 2004
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Location notes
A holiday resort in west Cornwall, nearest town is Penzance.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly HSTs, Voyagers, Units. The Penzance sleeper and an odd Freight Train.
Environment
A busy road bridge which crossing the main line between Penzance and Paddington.
Road directions
From the A30:
Before reaching Penzance there is a roundabout, 1st left for Helston, 2nd left Marazion (this will take you to the bridge), 3rd left Longrock and 4th exit Penzance.

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Marazion map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a large car Park on the sea front. 90p for 2hours
Public transport
By train to Penzance and then bus to Marazion. Or you can walk from Penzance to Marazion using a footpath along side the railway line.

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Amenities
There are toilets in car-park. Also, a nearby pub that is open all day.
Accommodation
None noted but given the Holiday resort nature of the area there should be plenty of places to stay.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Marazion

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Marazion general view map
Marazion close up map

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Photographic notes
The railway line runs east to west. If you stand on the bridge looking inland then the sun is behind you. You can get photos of trains going east or west but you need to cross the road (it is a very busy road). Late afternoon or evening it is best to be on the land side of the bridge ( looking out to Sea )


General views - All photographs © Buckland Carveth unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking west


Fig 3 - Looking east


Fig 3 - Looking east


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