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Fawley railway station (Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway)

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Fawley railway station is a disused stone built railway station that served the village of King's Caple in Herefordshire on Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway. The station had two platforms each with its own brick built waiting rooms, and a small goods yard. It was situated just south of Fawley Tunnel. It closed, along with the line, on 2 November 1964.

Fawley
Fawley station.JPG
Fawley station in September 1974, after closure.
Location
PlaceKing's Caple
AreaHerefordshire
Coordinates51°57′54″N 2°37′20″W / 51.9650°N 2.6221°W / 51.9650; -2.6221Coordinates: 51°57′54″N 2°37′20″W / 51.9650°N 2.6221°W / 51.9650; -2.6221
Grid referenceSO573297
Operations
Original companyHereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Platforms2
History
1855Station opens
2 November 1964Station closes
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
Site of Fawley station in 2018
Hereford, Ross
and Gloucester Railway
Hereford, Hay and
Brecon Railway
Hereford Barrs Court
Hereford Barton
Rotherwas Junction
ROF Rotherwas
Dinedor tunnel
Holme Lacy
Ballingham tunnel
Ballingham
River Wye (Ballingham Bridge)
Fawley Tunnel
Fawley
River Wye
Backney Halt
Ross-on-Wye
Weston under Penyard Halt
Mitcheldean Road & Forest of Dean
Junction Railway
Mitcheldean Road
Lea Line tunnel
Longhope
Blaisdon Halt
Grange Court
Grange Court Junction

The station site is a private garden.

ReferencesEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2008). Branch Lines around Ross-on-Wye. Middleton Press. figs. 17-21. ISBN 9781906008307. OCLC 370350430.

External linksEdit

Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Backney Halt   Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway
British Railways
  Ballingham