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Written by Craig Allan - 19 Dec 2003
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Location notes
Situated between Thornaby and Middlesbrough stations
Railway type and traffic
Local passenger services are operated by 142s or 156s. The Transpennine services are usually operated by 158s There is a good mix of freight traffic through the yard operated by 60s and 66s.
There is usually a number of locos in and around the TMD too along with the stored locos.
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RTT Link Tees Yard
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Tees Yard is in an industrial area of Teesside on the west side of Middlesbrough.
Road directions
Travelling along the A19 and go onto the A66 heading to Teesside Retail Park (westbound). Follow directions for Tees Barrage / Teesdale and take the second exit at the roundabout. This is the bridge and continue over to find parking.

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Tees Yard map co-ordinates
There is no parking near the bridge, but there is a nearby road with spaces close to the end of the bridge.
Public transport
There are several trains an hour that stop at Thornaby, from there is it about a 10-15 minute walk to the overbridge.

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There are a couple of fast food outlets (KFC and McDonalds) at the nearby Teesside retail park.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Tees Yard

Googly map
Streetmap links
Tees Yard general view map
Tees Yard close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Tees Yard

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Photographic notes
Most things moving through the yard and in the East end of the TMD can be photographed from the bridge.
Links to photographs at this location

Northern Railways

General views - All photographs © Craig Allan unless otherwise stated
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Taken from the A66 side of the bridge

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