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Cross Hands Halt railway station was a railway station that served the Cross Hands, South Gloucestershire, England from 1928 to 1964 on the Severn Beach Line.

Cross Hands Halt
Cross Hands Halt railway station (site), South Gloucestershire (geograph 3671850).jpg
The site of the station in 2013
Location
PlaceCross Hands
AreaSouth Gloucestershire
Coordinates51°33′55″N 2°38′30″W / 51.5654°N 2.6418°W / 51.5654; -2.6418Coordinates: 51°33′55″N 2°38′30″W / 51.5654°N 2.6418°W / 51.5654; -2.6418
Grid referenceST555618
Operations
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Platforms1
History
9 July 1928 (1928-07-09)Station opened
23 November 1964 (1964-11-23)Station closed to passengers and completely
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

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 9 July 1928 by the Great Western Railway. Before the Severn Tunnel was built, this line was the main line to South Wales via the New Passage ferry. The station was closed to both passengers and goods traffic on 23 November 1964.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Cross Hands Halt railway station (site), South Gloucestershire". Geograph. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Cross Hands Halt Station (499408)". PastScape. Retrieved 7 April 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Pilning
Line open, station closed
  Great Western Railway
Severn Beach line
  New Passage Pier
Line open, station closed