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Written by Ian Bowskill - 08 Oct 2005
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Location notes
A couple of miles south of Loughborough on the Great Central Railway.
Railway type and traffic
Mostly preserved steam but with a growing number of heritage diesel operations.See the Great Central Railway for more information.
Environment
Footpath under line leading from quiet cul-de-sac to open fields.
Road directions
At the entrance to Quorn and Woodhouse station take Chaveney Road and then turn right into Buddon Lane. From the end of Buddon Lane follow the footpath, under the bridge, to the location.

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GCR, Quorn map co-ordinates
Parking
Some room at end of lane to park car but can be muddy at times.
Public transport
Take a Great Central Railway train to Quorn and Woodhouse and then about 15 minutes walk.`

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Amenities
There are pubs serving food in Quorn village centre.
Sun Compass
Sun Compass using Suncalc by brought to you by Vladimir Agafonkin:
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GCR, Quorn

Googly map
Streetmap links
GCR, Quorn general view map
GCR, Quorn close up map

Windows Local Live Link - image quality may vary
GCR, Quorn



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Photographic notes
Location is to the west of the line so light best for afternoon shots. Good angles for northbound trains and going away shots for southbound workings. Broadsides also possible.


General views - All photographs © Ian Bowskill unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking south east


Fig 1 - Looking south east


Fig 2 - Looking south east


Fig 2 - Looking south east


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