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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 02 Aug 2007
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Location notes
Bainton is a quiet village located between Stamford and Market Deeping, and lies to the north west of Peterborough. The line here links Nottingham and Leicester with Peterborough.
Railway type and traffic
Passenger traffic is mainly central 170 units. But the line also sees some freight action.
A very quiet and peaceful countryside location.
Road directions
From Stamford on the A1, head east on the A16 following signs for Spalding. When you come across the village of Tallington, you need to look for a turning on the right hand side. (Tallington Road) This will lead you to the level crossing.

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Bainton map co-ordinates
Park on the road side either side of the crossing.
Public transport
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There is nothing at the location itself, but nearby Tallington has a couple of useful shops and a good inn.
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.

Googly map
Streetmap links
Bainton general view map
Bainton close up map

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Photographic notes
The line runs pretty much east to west here, and as such, shots of eastbound trains are best up to about lunchtime, after which the location is of no use unless it is a dull day.
West bound shots can not really be had here, due to large bushes on one side of the line, and the cottage on the other. However, this would be a nice little spot for those who may wish to take video.

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

Fig 1 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 2 - Looking west

Fig 3 - The crossing

Fig 3 - The crossing

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