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Written by James Paice - 28 Jun 2006
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Location notes
A footbridge over the railway line just to the south of Petersfield Station. The bridge joins a housing estate with a light industrial area.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger services are in the hands of SWT, predominantly 444s with the odd 450, two fast trains each way per hour and one stopping train each way per hour.
The only freight is the Fawley - Holybourne tanks, which go north around 1015 and return at around 1515.
A quiet footbridge.
Road directions
Petersfileld station is sign posted after turning off the A3 in Petersfield. From the station either head out of the car parks southern exit to Bedford Road, or turn away from the level crossing and take the next left into Frenchmans Road and follow this down. Just before going under the railway bridge turn right into Bedford Road. The location is a few hundred yards down the road.

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Petersfield, Bedford Road Bridge map co-ordinates
You can park either in the station car park, or at weekends on the road opposite the bridge.
Public transport
Busses call at the railways station.

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The nearest amenities/shop are on the station. The town is about a 10 minutes walk from the bridge.
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Petersfield, Bedford Road Bridge

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Petersfield, Bedford Road Bridge general view map
Petersfield, Bedford Road Bridge close up map

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Petersfield, Bedford Road Bridge

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Photographic notes
The location will favour shots of southbound trains during the day between, roughly, 11:00 and 16:00 as you are facing north east.

General views - All photographs © James Paice unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north east

Fig 1 - Looking north east

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