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Written by Luke Taylor - 24 Jan 2006
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Location notes
A small branchline with a crossing and fence put up as a tactical place for photos. Near the town of Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire.
Railway type and traffic
Mainly 170s or 158s with services running at every quarter to the hour and on the hour.

There is about 5 freights a day headed with either 66s or 60s and the odd track machine.
It is a very quiet location with a footpath leading towards it, you must drive down Crampmoor Lane to get to it and walk up the public footpath towards the crossing.
Road directions
Crampmoor Lane is on the A3090 'Winchester Road' that runs from the M2 Junction 2 to Winchester . The lane is about 1/4 of a mile to the east of Romsey

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Romsey, Crampmoor Crossing map co-ordinates
Public transport
The only public transport is getting on a train to Romsey from Southampton and getting on the X66 bus to Crampmoor Lane.

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There are no amenities but there is a garage down the road and a Chinese restaurant.
There are many Bed and Breakfasts in the town of Romsey.
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Romsey, Crampmoor Crossing

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Romsey, Crampmoor Crossing general view map
Romsey, Crampmoor Crossing close up map

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Romsey, Crampmoor Crossing

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Photographic notes
The line runs through a tunnel of trees at this location but the crossing allows you to get up close and personal.

General views - All photographs © Luke Taylor unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 1 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

Fig 2 - Looking east

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