Idmiston Halt railway station

Idmiston Halt railway station served Porton Down military camp in Idmiston, Wiltshire, England, from 1943 to 1968 on the West of England line.

Idmiston Halt
General information
LocationIdmiston, Wiltshire
England
Coordinates51°07′58″N 1°42′54″W / 51.1327°N 1.715°W / 51.1327; -1.715Coordinates: 51°07′58″N 1°42′54″W / 51.1327°N 1.715°W / 51.1327; -1.715
Grid referenceSU200730
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companySouthern Railway
Key dates
3 January 1943 (1943-01-03)Opened
9 September 1968 (1968-09-09)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 3 January 1943 by the Southern Railway. It closed on 9 September 1968.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 238. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Idmiston Halt 1967 © Andrew Culley cc-by-sa/2.0 :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 7 May 2021.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Grateley
Line and station closed
  Southern Railway
West of England line
  Porton
Line and station closed