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Written by Jordan Allen - 26 Jun 2005
last update by Jordan Allen - 16 Dec 2007
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Location notes
The location is located between Crowle and Thorne South stations, themselves between Doncaster and Scunthorpe. The location is located on the line between Doncaster and Scunthorpe/Cleethorpes/Immingham.
Railway type and traffic
An hourly passenger service from Cleethorpes to Manchester operated by Class 185 DMUs passes this location, along with the hourly Northern Rail stopping service, usually run by 142s, 144s or 153s, although the service can also be operated by 158s, 156s or 150s.
A good mix of freight operated by DB Schenker and Freightliner with 60s or 66s at the helm, operating to and from Scunthorpe Steelworks and Immingham to various UK locations.
Environment
By a Canal in the Countryside. Should be pretty safe but I would not suggest staying late.
Road directions
From the South into Crowle, drive through the village until you get to a mini-roundabout, turn left. Then drive down Godnow Road until you reach the crossing, go over the crossing and turn left to reach the parking place.

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Godnow Bridge map co-ordinates
Parking
There is a safe gravelled area on the South side of the crossing to leave your car.
Public transport
It is possible to walk to this location from Crowle station, although this could take around 30/40 minutess so it is not ideal.

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Amenities
There is a Chip shop in Crowle near the roundabout described in the directions.
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.
Godnow Bridge

Googly map
Streetmap links
Godnow Bridge general view map
Godnow Bridge close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
Godnow Bridge



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Photographic notes
The best place for photos is on the Bank on the South of the Railway, although have a wonder around for some different shots.


General views - All photographs © Jordan Allen unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 1 - Looking east


Fig 2 - Looking west


Fig 2 - Looking west


Fig 3 - Looking west


Fig 3 - Looking west


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