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Written by Stuart Wood - 14 Jun 2006
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Location notes
This location is on the Stenson to Sheet Stores line, about a mile south west of sheet stores. It is about half way between Nottingham and Derby.
Railway type and traffic
Traffic along here is mainly DB Schenker and Freightliner. There is a class 60 around 06:45. There are also Railtours and ECS along this route avoiding Derby.
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The location is on a public footpath in open fields on top of a flood bank. Safety has not been a issue as far as I know, but if it is flooded it is probably best not to venture out into the fields. There are houses in one direction, and a church and a few pubs in the other.
Road directions
From the M1, Junction 24/24a:
Head west along the A50 to the first junction and then head north on the B6540. Go back under the M1 and then over 2 river bridges. The footpath is on the right just before the houses.

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Sawley, Harrington Bridge map co-ordinates
Public transport
There is a Rainbow, no5, bus from Nottingham and Long Eaton station to the footpath.

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There are toilets in the daytime around the corner, on Wilne Road. The pub serves food.
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Sawley, Harrington Bridge

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Sawley, Harrington Bridge general view map
Sawley, Harrington Bridge close up map

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Sawley, Harrington Bridge

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Photographic notes
Only really good for trains travelling from Stenson to Sheet Stores. Best to stand on the flood bank and shoot between the trees.

General views - All photographs © Stuart Wood unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south

Fig 1 - Looking south

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