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Written by Jason Rodhouse - 09 Mar 2008
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Location notes
Broxbourne station is situated in Hertfordshire, and is on the West Anglia Main Line, and serves stations such as Cambridge, Stratford, Stansted Airport and Liverpool Street.
Railway type and traffic
Mainly passenger trains which sees class 317`s dominate, although some freight can sometimes be seen, such as the Broxbourne-Mountsorrel working.
Environment
This is a station location.
Road directions
From the M25, Junction 25:
Head north on the A10 towards Hoddesdon. You will go straight over a roundabout, and will soon have Cheshunt to your right. Keep going, and come off at the large junction which will be signposted Broxbourne. Take the first exit at the next roundabout, and you should be on the A1170. Keep on this road looking out for a turning to the right which is clearly signposted for the station. A pet shop 'Paws and Claws' is on the corner where you need to turn. Follow this road 'Station Road' to the station which is to your left.

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Broxbourne map co-ordinates
Parking
You can park in one of the station car-parks.
Public transport
Well, it is a train station after all.

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Amenities
There are some toilets at the station, and there are plenty of shops in the main high street here.
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.
Broxbourne

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Streetmap links
Broxbourne general view map
Broxbourne close up map

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Photographic notes
Shots can be had in both directions and from all platforms, but shots of southbound trains from platform 3 in the early afternoon would be considered best, but here are numerous opportunities.
Please note:
There is a footpath along the line to the south of the station, but the area is too overgrown to get any type of shot in. This was always overgrown, even over 20 years ago, so there is no hope in 2007!
There is also what appears to be a foot crossing just to the north of the station, but as yet, your intrepid explorer has not found the time to fully investigate, so until next time.


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


Fig 1 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 2 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 3 - Looking north


Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 4 - Looking south


Fig 5 - Looking south



Fig 5 - Looking south


Fig 6 - Looking south



Fig 6 - Looking south


Fig 7 - Looking south



Fig 7 - Looking south


Fig 8 - Looking north



Fig 8 - Looking north


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