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Ashton railway station

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Ashton railway station was a railway station serving the village of Ashton in Devon, England. It was located on the Teign Valley Line.

Ashton
Ashton railway station in 1970.jpg
Remnants of Ashton station in 1970
Location
PlaceLower Ashton
AreaTeignbridge
Operations
Original companyTeign Valley Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Platforms1
History
9 October 1882Station opens
9 June 1958Station closed
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
The station in 2000
Teign Valley Line
Exeter St Thomas
Alphington Halt
Ide Halt
Perridge tunnel
Longdown
Culver tunnel
Dunsford Halt
Christow
Ashton
Trusham
Chudleigh
Chudleigh Knighton Halt
Heathfield (Devon)

HistoryEdit

Opened by the Teign Valley Railway, it was absorbed by the Great Western Railway. The station then passed on to the Western Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. It was then closed by British Railways. In the 1930s the station was briefly the site of a Camping coach.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Christow   Great Western Railway
Teign Valley Line
  Trusham

The site todayEdit

The former station is now a private house. Ashton at Disused Stations

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.

Coordinates: 50°38′41″N 3°38′08″W / 50.64484°N 3.63555°W / 50.64484; -3.63555