Shepreth branch junction is located south of Cambridge in a village called great Shelford.
How to get there :
By bus from the city center bay E1 by taking the citi 7 witch runs every 20 Min's Mon-Sat with adl Enviro 400 running the service. your stop to get off at is great shelford post office about 35 mins trip from Cambridge then walk back and take your first left on to granhams rd and over the rail crossing down the footpath with the big spring monument on to the were the rail way splits and that shepreth branch junction
By RAIL shelford has it own rail station what is served by nxea services from London Liverpool st and Cambridge it operated by Class 317's . Directions from shelford stn which is about 3/4 mile south of shepreth branch . Turn right out of the station, along Station Road and then bear right on Cambridge Road and walk for 5-10 mins then turn right down Granham's Road and over the rail crossing down the footpath with the big spring monument on to the were the rail way splits and that shepreth branch junction
Photoing : best place is to cross over the railway at the gate and bear right and walk for 2 mins up the line and stand just past the big white box and transmitter and you got a clear photo shot of both tracks
what trains run on the line:
first capital connect class 317 365 and 321 time to time
national express east Anglia class 317's and also 379s on test there's about 7 workings Tuesday to Thursday only
cross country class 170's
freight trains : there are the odd freight train from time to time too
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