Midsomer Norton and Welton railway station

Midsomer Norton and Welton was a station on the Great Western Railway line from Bristol to Frome via Radstock (originally the Bristol and North Somerset Railway). The station was originally named just Welton, being located in a valley at the village of Welton, Somerset. It closed to passengers in 1959 with the closure of the line to passenger traffic, and to goods in 1964.[2]

Midsomer Norton and Welton
Operations
Original companyBristol and North Somerset Railway
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Platforms1
History
3 September 1873Opened as Welton
2 May 1898Renamed Welton and Midsomer Norton
1 May 1904renamed Midsomer Norton and Welton
2 November 1959Closed[1]
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

Midsomer Norton was also served by a second station on the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Farrington Gurney Halt   Great Western Railway
  Radstock West

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ "Midsomer Norton and Welton". Bristol Railway Archive. Retrieved 16 January 2014.

Coordinates: 51°17′32″N 2°28′42″W / 51.2921°N 2.4782°W / 51.2921; -2.4782