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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 08 Nov 2006
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Location notes
Ryde is a busy town on the Isle of Wight.
Railway type and traffic
Half a dozen ex-underground units currently operate on the line, which sees 2 journeys up and down the line every hour, although Sunday generally sees an hourly service.
Environment
This particular location is the Station in the centre of the town.
Road directions
From the islands capital, Newport, Ryde is reached by taking the A3054 Eastwards. The station itself is off St.Johns road and is well signposted.

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Isle of Wight, Ryde St.Johns map co-ordinates
Parking
There should be enough room to park your motor in the station car park. If the car park is full, there should be ample parking in the nearby streets.
Public transport
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Amenities
The station does provide toilet facilities. There are a few nearby corner-shops, but a short walk, drive, or a journey on the train to the sea-front will present you with a plethora of cafes, fast-food outlets and cafes.
Accommodation
There are plenty of hotels and inns in the area.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Isle of Wight, Ryde St.Johns

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Streetmap links
Isle of Wight, Ryde St.Johns general view map
Isle of Wight, Ryde St.Johns close up map

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Isle of Wight, Ryde St.Johns



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Photographic notes
Shots can be taken from all platforms, and don`t forget the foootbridge!


General views - All photographs © Jason Rodhouse unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 1 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - The Depot


Fig 4 - The Depot


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