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Written by Ewan Tait - 05 Jan 2004
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Location notes
Situated on the WCML just north-west of Motherwell Station.
Railway type and traffic
Virgin WC Pendolinos. Virgin XC Voyagers and Super Voyagers. East Coast 225s between Glasgow Central and London.
Link to Real Time Trains
RTT Link Logans Road LC, Motherwell
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Environment
Level crossing in Motherwell. Not recommended after dark.
Road directions
Come off the M74 at junction 6 and follow the signs into Motherwell. Then turn left into The Loaning (second left after the traffic lights at Strathclyde Road) and at the end right down Logans Road. This will lead you to, and indeed over!, the location. The B&Q car park, with a view of some of Motherwell Depot, is across the road.

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Logans Road LC, Motherwell map co-ordinates
Parking
May be possible in nearby residential streets. There's also a B&Q car park close by.
Public transport
Within walking distance from Motherwell Station.

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Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Logans Road LC, Motherwell

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Streetmap links
Logans Road LC, Motherwell general view map
Logans Road LC, Motherwell close up map

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Logans Road LC, Motherwell



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Photographic notes
There's rather a lot of OHLE equipment, but as it's a level crossing, it is fairly high. The best vantage point is on the Up side of the level crossing on the bridge, as you are on the outside of the curve here. A zoom lens is an advantage as it allows you to zoom between the masts.
Links to photographs at this location

Ewan's Glasgow roundabout


General views - All photographs © Ewan Tait unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking south


Fig 2 - Looking south


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