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Tewkesbury railway station was a station on the Midland Railway between Great Malvern and Evesham.

Tewkesbury
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Tewkesbury station in 1961, five months before closure.
Location
PlaceTewkesbury
AreaTewkesbury
Coordinates51°59′46″N 2°08′54″W / 51.9962°N 2.1483°W / 51.9962; -2.1483Coordinates: 51°59′46″N 2°08′54″W / 51.9962°N 2.1483°W / 51.9962; -2.1483
Grid referenceSO898331
Operations
Original companyBirmingham and Gloucester Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms2
History
21 July 1840Station opens
16 May 1864Rebuilt on new line
14 August 1961Station closes for passengers
December 1964closed for freight traffic
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

It was originally opened by the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway in 1840, but was replaced in 1864 by a new station built for the Tewkesbury and Malvern Railway. This closed on 14 August 1961, when the Ashchurch to Upton-on-Severn passenger service was withdrawn by British Railways (through trains to Great Malvern had previously ceased in December 1952). Freight traffic continued until final closure in December 1964.

The town is currently served by Ashchurch for Tewkesbury railway station, approximately two miles from Tewkesbury.

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Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Ripple
Line and station closed
  Tewkesbury and Malvern Railway
Midland Railway
  Ashchurch
Line closed, station open

Further readingEdit

  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2006). Bromsgrove to Gloucester. Middleton Press. figs. 55-62. ISBN 9781904474739. OCLC 931169432.

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