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Written by Craig Allan - 27 Dec 2003
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Location notes
Located about 20 miles East of Carlisle, on the Tyne Valley line.
Railway type and traffic
Local services are typically operated by 142s or 156s. There are also some freight services over this line, mainly operated by DB Schenker/Freightliner 66s. This line has also been used as a diversionary route for Virgin services when the West Coast has been blocked north of Carlisle.
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Environment
Haltwhistle is situated in the Tyne Valley at the North end of the Pennines. The weather may change at any time. It would be advisable to have warm clothing to hand.
Road directions
From the A69 turn onto the B6321, the station is signposted.

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Haltwhistle map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a car park at the station
Public transport
There is an hourly service in each direction to Hexham/Newcastle and Carlisle.

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Amenities
There are shops in the village
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Haltwhistle

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

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
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Photographic notes
Photos can be taken from the station or where the B6321 crosses over the line just west of the station. The line through Haltwhisle is fairly straight.
Links to photographs at this location

Northern Railways - Haltwhistle


General views - All photographs © Craig Allan unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 1 - Looking east

Taken from the B6321 road bridge.

Fig 2 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking west

Also taken from the B6321 road bridge, reverse angle.

Fig 3 - Looking west


Fig 3 - Looking west

From the station footbridge.

Fig 4 - Looking east


Fig 4 - Looking east

From the station platforms.

Fig 5 - The station sidings



Fig 5 - The station sidings

There are a small set of sidings that usually play host to some on track plant equipment.

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