Newbury West Fields Halt railway station
|Newbury West Fields Halt|
|Station site in 2010.|
|Place||West Fields, Newbury|
|Original company||Great Western Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Western Railway|
|Post-grouping||Great Western Railway|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
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The station opened on 1 October 1906; the last station on the line to open. It was built as part of an improvement programme undertaken after the Great Western Railway's acquisition of the line on 2 July 1906.
Until 1934, the station was staffed. In September 1956, Newbury West Fields Halt was removed from the rail timetables but continued to carry passengers, small goods, and milk. The station closed on 4 February 1957, the first on the line to do so.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Newbury||Great Western Railway
Lambourn Valley Railway
- "Westfields". The History of a Branch Line 1898 to 1973. The Lambourn Valley Railway. Retrieved 21 June 2010.
- "Station Name: NEWBURY WEST FIELDS HALT". Disused Stations. Retrieved 21 June 2010.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 168. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
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