Bishops Cleeve railway station

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Bishop's Cleeve
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The station in 1962
Location
Place Bishop's Cleeve
Area Tewkesbury
Coordinates 51°56′51″N 2°03′01″W / 51.9474°N 2.0504°W / 51.9474; -2.0504Coordinates: 51°56′51″N 2°03′01″W / 51.9474°N 2.0504°W / 51.9474; -2.0504
Grid reference SO966276
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
History
1 June 1906 Station opens
7 March 1960 Station closed[1]
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Closed railway stations in Britain
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Bishop's Cleeve railway station was a railway station that served the village of Bishop's Cleeve in Gloucestershire, England.

It was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1906, on its line between Stratford-upon-Avon and Cheltenham. It closed in March 1960, though the line itself remained open until 1976. The track was later lifted.

From 1997 to 2001 the line was relaid by the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (G-WR) through the station site and later reopened in 2003, though there are however currently no plans to restore the station site, as of January 2014.

The Midland Railway also opened a station, called Cleeve, on the nearby Birmingham and Gloucester Railway in 1843.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Gotherington
Line and station open
  Great Western Railway
Honeybourne Line
  Cheltenham Racecourse
Line and station open
Heritage Railways  Proposed Heritage railways
Gotherington
Line and station open
  Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway   Cheltenham Racecourse
Line and station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199.