Longhope railway station

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Longhope
Location
Place Longhope
Area Forest of Dean
Grid reference SO6818
Operations
Original company Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 June 1855 Station opens
2 November 1964 Station closes
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Hereford, Ross
and Gloucester Railway
Welsh Marches Line (S&HR)
Cotswold Line (OW&WR)
Hereford, Hay and
Brecon Railway
Hereford Barrs Court
Hereford Barton
River Wye
Rotherwas Junction
ROF Rotherwas
Welsh Marches Line (NA&HR)
Dinedor tunnel
Holme Lacy
Ballingham tunnel
Ballingham
River Wye (Ballingham Bridge)
Fawley Tunnel
Fawley
River Wye
Backney Halt
River Wye
Ross-on-Wye
Ross and Monmouth Railway
Weston under Penyard Halt
Mitcheldean Road & Forest of Dean
Junction Railway
Mitcheldean Road
Lea Line tunnel
Longhope
Blaisdon Halt
Gloucester to Newport Line
Grange Court
Grange Court Junction
Gloucester to Newport Line

Longhope railway station is a disused stone built railway station that served the village of Longhope in Gloucestershire. Opened in 1855 with the line it was located on the Great Western Railway line linking Ross-on-Wye and Gloucester. Longhope station was used in season to export locally produced jam and fruit grown locally. The station had a passing loop[1] on what was a single track.

The station has been demolished but the waiting room still remains.

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Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Blaisdon Halt   Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway
British Railways
  Mitcheldean Road

Coordinates: 51°52′05″N 2°27′04″W / 51.8681°N 2.4510°W / 51.8681; -2.4510