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Avon Riverside is the newest station (and current terminus) of the Avon Valley Railway. It opened on 1 May 2004.[1]

Avon Riverside
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Avon Riverside railway station, viewed from the level crossing
Location
PlaceBitton
AreaBath and North East Somerset
Coordinates51°24′59″N 2°27′31″W / 51.416373°N 2.458526°W / 51.416373; -2.458526Coordinates: 51°24′59″N 2°27′31″W / 51.416373°N 2.458526°W / 51.416373; -2.458526
Grid referenceST682686
Operations
Owned byAvon Valley Railway
Platforms1
History
1 May 2004Opened as heritage station
Stations on heritage railways in the United Kingdom
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Unlike the other two stations on the railway, there was no original mainline station here. The first station was built in 2004 by the AVR.

There is no vehicle access to Avon Riverside. Access is provided for cyclists and walkers by the Bristol & Bath Railway Path, and by train from Bitton.

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River BoatsEdit

Passengers can leave the train at Avon Riverside for a scenic boat trip on the River Avon. This is timetabled to link up with the railway service in both directions.[2]

ServicesEdit

Preceding station    Heritage railways Following station
Bitton   Avon Valley Railway   Terminus
   Proposed Heritage railways
Bitton
Line and station open
  Avon Valley Railway   Kelston
Line and station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "History - Avon Riverside Station". Avon Valley Railway. 3 January 2005. Archived from the original on 5 October 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007.
  2. ^ "River Avon Scenic Boat Trips". Avon Valley Railway. 8 November 2007. Archived from the original on 23 October 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007.

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