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Southam and Long Itchington railway station

Southam and Long Itchington railway station was a railway station on the Weedon to Leamington Spa branch line that served the villages of Southam and Long Itchington in Warwickshire, England. The station was built a couple of miles to the north of Southam.

Southam and Long Itchington
Location
PlaceSoutham and Long Itchington
AreaStratford-on-Avon
Operations
Original companyLondon and North Western Railway
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway
Platforms2
History
1 August 1895Station opens
15 September 1958Station closes to passengers
5 July 1965Station closes to freight
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

The brick built station was opened on 1 August 1895 along with the other stations on the Daventry to Marton Junction extension of the Daventry line. The station had two platforms, one being served by a passing loop with its main station facilities being located on the other. The last passenger train running on 15 September 1958. However, the line survived carrying freight, mainly cement, until 1 August 1985.[1]


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Napton and Stockton
Line and station closed
  London and North Western Railway
Weedon to Leamington Spa line
  Leamington Spa (Avenue)
Line and station closed

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