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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 21 Feb 2007
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Location notes
Milton Malsor is a quiet village on the outskirts of Northampton.
Railway type and traffic
The line sees mainly multiple units running between London Euston and Birmingham New Street on a regular basis. Some Virgin services also pass through.
This section of the West Coast Main Line also sees a variety of freight traffic, including DB Schenker and Freightliner workings.
This particular location is in a field.
Road directions
From the M1, junction 15:
Head towards Northampton. Turn left just after the Hotel into Watering Lane, and keep following this road. You will eventually pass over the motorway, and will soon pass under the railway as you enter Milton Malsor. Once in the village, turn right into Church close, then left into Stockwell Way. From Stockwell way, there are three access points to the public footpath which all lead to the location. Take the public footpath which passes under the railway.

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Milton Malsor map co-ordinates
You can park in Stockwell way.
Public transport
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Not a village with many facilities, although there is a post office/stores shop. There are plenty of pubs in the surrounding area though, and there`s always Junction 15A services on the M1 if you are desperate! There is also a BP station with a shop on the southbound section of the A45.
The Hilton Hotel and the Queen Eleanor Hotel further up the A45 are only a few minutes away.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
It might be necessary to adjust the time to suit your visit, this link should open with the current day.
Milton Malsor

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Streetmap links
Milton Malsor general view map
Milton Malsor close up map

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Photographic notes
This location is best to capture southbound traffic, with shots taken from the east side if the line, so bear that in mind for when the sun is out! Shots from other angles are spoilt by overgrown bushes etc.

Being a railway foot crossing, please take care at the location and remain on the footpath area

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

Fig 1 - Looking south

Steps will be required for this shot.

Fig 2 - Looking north

Fig 2 - Looking north

Taken with steps, the fence can be seen on the left hand side of the shot.

Fig 3 - Looking north

Fig 3 - Looking north

This shot is no longer available due to palisade fencing
From the east side of the line.

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