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Written by Warren Desmond - 16 Dec 2007
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Location notes
Acton Bridge is situated on the West Coast Main Line about 12 miles north of Crewe and about 10 miles south of Warrington.
Railway type and traffic
As well as the usual mix of WCML traffic, Pendolions and other units Acton Bridge is a busy little spot with lots of freight action most time of the day or night.
It is a country environment with lots of fields and public footpaths near the railway or crossing the railway.
Road directions
From the M56, Junction 10:
Head south on the A49 for about 5 miles. when you pass over the swing bridge take the next right and follow the signs to Acton Bridge.
Journey time from Junction 10 about 10 minutes.

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Acton Bridge map co-ordinates
There is a car park for the railway station.
Public transport
There is a rail service to Acton Bridge which is roughly hourly.

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There is a fine hostility just over the road from the railway station called The Hazel Pear, Cracking real ale and lovely food 12-2 in the afternoons and then in the evenings from about 6-9 ish.
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.
Acton Bridge

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Streetmap links
Acton Bridge general view map
Acton Bridge close up map

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Acton Bridge

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Photographic notes
South bound shots are best any time am > 15:00 then the sun (if out) moves round then the north bound shot comes in to play.

General views - All photographs © Warren Desmond unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south west

Fig 1 - Looking south west

Fig 2 - Looking south west

Fig 2 - Looking south west

Fig 3 - Looking north east

Fig 3 - Looking north east

Location Video

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