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Written by Ian Bowskill - 09 Aug 2006
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Location notes
A small commuter station situated on the ECML just to the north of Hitchin. The station has two platforms on the outside of the slow roads, with the fast lines in the middle.
Railway type and traffic
There is regular First Capital Connect, East Coast and Hull Trains services with some freight - both Freightliner, DB Schenker - and the occasional charters.
Environment
A quite Bedfordshire communter village.
Road directions
Road access via A507, turn off at the Arlesey roundabout. From there the station is signposted.

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Arlesey Station map co-ordinates
Parking
The Station car park and some parking in adjacent roads although the latter is divided into time controlled sections but it is possible to park for at least a couple of hours without breaking the rules.
Public transport
Public transport access via the regular First Capital Connect Peterborough services.

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Amenities
The Old Oak pub just a matter of yards away and local shops a little further into the village.
The nearby village of Stotfold has a decent fish and chip shop. Charles Fish and Chips, 9 Regent Street, Stotfold. Comes highly recommended - mention Trainspots and get a Free can of drink with every meal over 2.50!
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Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Arlesey Station

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Arlesey Station general view map
Arlesey Station close up map

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Photographic notes
The line runs more or less north south so shots available both am and pm, although am favours northbound shots on the slow and pm favours southbound shots on the slow.
Shots are also available from the bypass over bridge, access via footpath connection from the station.


General views - All photographs © Ian Bowskill unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking south


Fig 3 - Looking south

From the by-pass bridge.

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