Bitton railway station

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Bitton
Bristol bath path railway station.jpg
Location
Place Bitton
Area South Gloucestershire
Coordinates 51°25′52″N 2°28′35″W / 51.431048°N 2.476366°W / 51.431048; -2.476366Coordinates: 51°25′52″N 2°28′35″W / 51.431048°N 2.476366°W / 51.431048; -2.476366
Grid reference ST669703
Operations
Managed by Midland Railway
Owned by London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Avon Valley Railway
Platforms 1
History
4 August 1869 Opened
5 July 1965 Closed to freight
7 March 1966 Closed to passengers
1972 Reopened as heritage station
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View NW, towards Mangotsfield in 1963

Bitton railway station is the main station of the Avon Valley Railway. It is located near the village of Bitton

Facilities[edit]

Bitton station contains a booking office, gift shop and buffet - as well as a large outdoor seating area. These facilities are available to cyclists as well as railway visitors.[1]

On 3 September 2007, work began on the construction of a new buffet and toilet block.[2]

Services[edit]

Regular services to Oldland Common and Avon Riverside stations run from April to October, mainly on weekends and school holidays.[3]

Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Oldland Common   Avon Valley Railway   Avon Riverside
Historical railways
Oldland Common
Line and station open
  Mangotsfield and Bath Branch Line
Midland Railway
  Kelston
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facilities & Guided Tour". Avon Valley Railway. 2004-12-27. Retrieved 2007-11-21. 
  2. ^ "Phase 1 of the Buffet Building Starts". Avon Valley Railway. 2007-09-10. Retrieved 2007-11-21. 
  3. ^ "Timetables & Fares". Avon Valley Railway. 2004-12-27. Retrieved 2007-11-21. 

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