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Written by Tim Rogers - 07 Aug 2004
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Location notes
A road bridge on the Eastern Side of Poppleton Station near York.
Railway type and traffic
The 'Harrogate loop' line usually carries mainly DMU traffic.
Environment
The bridge is on a busy road (A1237) and you will have to park just off the roundabout near the Travel Inn as you cannot park on the bridge although there is a small lay-by on the Harrogate side of the bridge.
Road directions
Travel from the North on the A19 into York. At the Park and Ride turn off turn right and follow the A1237 to Harrogate. The bridge is about half a mile from there.

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Poppleton map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a small lay-by on the Harrogate side of the bridge. If this is unavailable then you will have to park just off the roundabout near the Travel Inn as you cannot park on the bridge.
Public transport
Us the Park and Ride (number 4) from York.

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Amenities
There is a pub at the Travel Inn.
Accommodation
There is a Travel Inn opposite the location.
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.
Poppleton

Googly map
Streetmap links
Poppleton general view map
Poppleton close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
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Photographic notes
The line runs east to west so it is a facing west morning or facing east afternoon shot to get the sun on the nose.
Given the road bridge nature of the location video sound recording will be hampered by passing traffic.


General views - All photographs © Tim Rogers unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west


Fig 1 - Looking west


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