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Written by Andrew Pearson - 23 Aug 2007
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Location notes
This is located at Kirk Sandall Ind Estate, Doncaster. It is small yard which sees 3 booked trains a week.
Railway type and traffic
Its a small yard which sees 3 sand trains a week. This is hauled by DB Schenker nearly always a class 66 but now and again a 60 visits.
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Environment
In a Industrial estate so expect a bit of stick from passing vans. Plenty of lorries so don't get ran over. Wouldn't hang around after dark some dodgy characters during the day never mind night!
Road directions
From Kirk Sandall Station follow the road down into the industrial estate which is signposted follow road down you pass a few buildings/warehouses first Tighe and then trackwork then Pilkington Glass were you cross the bridge and turn left towards the level crossing.

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Kirk Sandall, Glass Factory map co-ordinates
Parking
Wide road with no parking restrictions.
Public transport
A train to Kirk Sandall then about 10/15 minute walk follow directions as above.

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Amenities
No toilets, but a snack bar is often about.
Accommodation
The M18 at Doncaster North has a travel lodge.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Kirk Sandall, Glass Factory

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Photographic notes
From Kirk Sandall Station follow the road down into the industrial estate which is signposted follow road down you pass a few buildings/warehouses first Tighe and then trackwork then Pilkington Glass were you cross the bridge and turn left towards the level crossing.


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