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Gloucestershire railway stations

Michael Oakley

Gloucestershire railway stations

by Michael Oakley

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Published by Dovecote in Wimborne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroad stations -- England -- Gloucestershire -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    StatementMike Oakley.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. :
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22068848M
    ISBN 101904349242
    OCLC/WorldCa56540345

    31 October Saturday 31 October was a day when cuts proposed by Dr Richard Beeching in his report 'The Reshaping of British Railways' - published by HMSO on 27 March - bit deeply into Gloucestershire's railway network. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR), which runs heritage train services between Cheltenham Racecourse and Winchcombe, Toddington andLaverton has received another.

    To facilitate the extension with the East Gloucestershire Railway Co., Witney's old passenger station was turned in to Witney's goods station and a new joint passenger station was built. The line when fully opened had 8 stations: Yarnton (junction with the Oxford Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway) Eynsham South Leigh Witney. Historic images of Gloucestershire railways, including stations, goods yards, signal boxes, locomotive depots, viaducts and general railway scenes, railway staff and rolling stock. Stroud GWR Railway Station & Railmotor No. 4 c Filename.

      Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) have completed their track extension to Broadway, with the first scheduled steam train coming into the station .   Charfield station in South Gloucestershire: Weca awarded an initial £, in February for development work on a new rail station. Committee members are now set to approve a further £,


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The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a volunteer operated heritage railway in Gloucestershire and Worcestershire offering a round trip of 28 miles. It uses part of the route of the former Great Western Railway's main line from Birmingham to Cheltenham which used to run via Stratford-upon-Avon.

Gloucestershire Parkway railway station is or was a proposed development in transport infrastructure for a semi-greenfield site surrounded by warehouse and light industry units miles ( km) east of Gloucester city centre (including its main railway station) which is on a major east-west spur line off of the greater north-south Birmingham-to-Bristol line on which this station would be built.

The Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway was a single track railway branch line, 22 miles (35 km) long, in Oxfordshire and was opened in succession by two companies, the first in to connect the important woollen town of Witney to the main line network, and the second in as the rump of an ambitious scheme to connect to Cheltenham, but which ran only between Witney.

Thornbury railway station served the town of Thornbury in station was the terminus of a short mile (12 km) branch from Yate on the Midland Railway's line between Bristol and Gloucester.

The station was designed by the Midland Railway company architect John Holloway Sanders. It opened in with two trains in each direction a day, both connecting at Yate.

Railway stations such as Gloucester, Cheltenham Spa, and Lydney provide easy access to all corners of Gloucestershire.

A journey to any of this county’s jewels—like the thatched medieval villages of the Cotswolds, the vast Westonbirt Arboretum, or the majestic 11th century Berkeley Castle—is as straightforward as can be. Gloucestershire's lost railways stations and the long lost lines.

From the forgotten halts in the Cotswolds to the remains of the Severn and Wye Railway the county is littered with relics of the Author: Jenni Phillips. History. The station was opened on 15 January by the East Gloucestershire Railway (EGR). It was built in open fields beside the road to Lechlade, 1 mile ( km) east of Fairford.

As with the stations at Lechlade and Alvescot, Fairford was a simple, single-platform structure, built of honey-coloured local Cotswold stone which reflected the architecture of the nearby villages. Winchcombe, 15 August The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) ran its first post-lockdown public train service today (15 August) – five months to the day since services were brought to an abrupt halt after the last train of the season, on 15 March.

It was a triumphant. 'Foremarke Hall' will haul first train: departure on 15 August; Tickets selling fast. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway (GWSR) Railway ran ’shakedown’ trains over the weekend of 8th-9th August to get volunteer staff used to operating a service again, after an unprecedented pause of nearly five months.

The Bristol and Gloucestershire Railway was an early mineral railway, opened in two stages in andwhich connected collieries near Coalpit Heath with Bristol, at the river traction was used. It was later taken over by the Bristol and Gloucester Railway, and much of the route became part of the main line between Birmingham and Bristol, though that was later by-passed and.

Book your tickets online and take a train ride through 24 miles of beautiful Cotswold countryside.Winchcombe Railway Station, Winchcombe, Cheltenham GL54 5LD. Telephone: Email: [email protected] Show Footer + About Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway plc (GWSR) operates the.

* Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway launches Share Offer * ‘Bridges to Broadway' aims to raise £, share sales *. Gloucestershire's lost railways stations and the long lost lines Gloucestershire From the forgotten halts in the Cotswolds to the remains of the Severn and Wye Railway the county is.

The main station building - in and - is a lovely Regency specimen designed by Samuel Whitfield Daukes, the architect engaged by the Birmingham & Gloucester Railway between andwho was also responsible for many of Cheltenham’s fine originally had this spectacular stone portico at the front supported on a hefty row of Doric columns.

The Avon and Gloucestershire Railway was an early mineral railway, built to bring coal from pits in the Coalpit Heath area, north-east of Bristol, to the River Avon opposite was dependent on another line for access to the majority of the pits, and after early success, bad relations and falling traffic potential dogged most of its existence.

The station is located on the Honeybourne Line which linked Cheltenham and Stratford-upon-Avon and which was opened by the Great Western Railway in The station was a centre of fruit and milk traffic, but receipts dwindled after a railwaymen's strike in The station closed to passengers inalthough the line itself remained open for freight and diversionary use until ; the.

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway has announced that it will resume some services from the 15th August The service will include pre-bookable tickets from Toddington station which will operate trips with stops at Cheltenham Racecourse and Broadway.

Passengers will not be able to join or leave trains at any station, other than. RUNPAST BOOK COVERS. Gloucestershire Railway Society Reports. Spotted in the area and reported in the GRS News. I have added in a few of my own observations, in italics.

2P came out of store at Bristol to be station pilot at Gloucester Eastgate, seen on the duty on 16 June. But only for a few weeks, before making a final. Gloucestershire Railways.

Historic images of Gloucestershire railways, including stations, goods yards, signal boxes, locomotive depots, viaducts and general railway scenes, railway staff and rolling stock Gloucester GWR Railway Station & Goods Train c Filename: Gloucester GWR stn, goods arr Actions: Simple slideshow.

The steam train will leave Toddington Station (satnav GL54 5DT) If you are unable to book online please telephone the railway at before sending a cheque so that we may reserve your seats. You may also pay by card on the telephone. About Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway plc. This can be interpreted as being a booking clerk, possibly doing other clerical duties as the need arose. We know from 'John Blyth's Gloucestershire Railway Memories' that staff worked at various stations along the line,covering for sickness, holidays and shortages; John worked at Ashchurch, Ripple, Upton-on-Severn and Malvern Wells.Welcome to Gloucestershire Railway Memories.

I intend to publish articles mostly written by me and compiled from various sources including my own memories and notes, mainly from the s through to the demise of BR steam in the area inbut covering other eras as well.Disused railway stations in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire‎ (2 C, 19 P) Pages in category "Disused railway stations in Gloucestershire" The following .