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Written by Stephen Bersey - 29 Aug 2007
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Location notes
Located on a road over rail bridge on a busy road.
Railway type and traffic
The mainline from Doncaster / Leeds direction.
Train consists Northern local services from Bridlington / Hull / Sheffield Adwick, along with Trans-Pennine Express service and Cross Country services.
There is aslo a reasonable flow of freight.
Environment
Located on a busy town bridge. Did not experience any problems with the locals when I was there.
Road directions
From the A1(M) Junction 36:
Take the A630 towards,and through, Conisbrough. When you reach the village of Hooton Roberts take the B6090 towards Kilnhurst and Swinton. Immediately after crossing the second railway line turn right into Highthorn Road and the next right, Victoria Street, is the bridge for the location.

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Kilnhurst, Victoria Road Bridge map co-ordinates
Parking
Roadside parking in the nearby streets.
Public transport
From Swinton Station Ticket Office - leave the Car Park exit, turn left into Lime Grove. Follow the road to a T Junction and turn left again into Highthorn Road, keep following the road to the end which leads to Victoria Street where the bridge is located. Walking time about 20 minutes.
The location is served by the Bus 218 operated by Stagecoach. Timetables can be found on here.

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Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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Kilnhurst, Victoria Road Bridge

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Streetmap links
Kilnhurst, Victoria Road Bridge general view map
Kilnhurst, Victoria Road Bridge close up map

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Kilnhurst, Victoria Road Bridge



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Photographic notes
Best location for photography is the morning for services heading towards Sheffield and Rotherham. On the opposite side facing towards Rotherham and Sheffield is a gas pipeline which crosses over the railway which can obstruct the view.


General views - All photographs © Stephen Bersey unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 1 - Looking north


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