Mickleton Halt railway station

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Mickleton Halt
Railway bridge - geograph.org.uk - 423140.jpg
Station site in 2007; the platforms were to the left of the bridge.
Location
Place Mickleton, Gloucestershire
Area Cotswold
Coordinates 52°04′53″N 1°47′00″W / 52.0813°N 1.7832°W / 52.0813; -1.7832Coordinates: 52°04′53″N 1°47′00″W / 52.0813°N 1.7832°W / 52.0813; -1.7832
Grid reference SP149426
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
4 June 1853 Evesham to Oxford line opened
8 November 1937 Station opened
6 October 1941 Station closed
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Mickleton Halt was a railway station on the Great Western Railway line between Oxford and Worcester Shrub Hill to serve Mickleton and the surrounding villages. The route is now called the Cotswold Line.

Building of halt was first announced in June 1937.[1] It had two platforms with shelters and cost £512 to build.[2] It was opened on Monday 8 November 1937 with six daily services in each direction on weekdays and an additional service on Saturdays.[3]

The halt was closed on 6 October 1941.[4]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Honeybourne
Line and station open
  Great Western Railway
Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway
  Chipping Campden
Line open, station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Times (London). 19 June 1937. (47715), col G, p. 11.
  2. ^ Lewis-Jones, June (2005). Cotswold Villages. Salisbury: Frith. p. [page needed]. ISBN 1-85937-645-2. 
  3. ^ The Times (London). 4 November 1937. (47833), col G, p. 11.
  4. ^ Nock, O.S. (1967). History of the Great Western Railway, volume 3: 1923-1947. Shepperton: Ian Allan Publishing. p. 254. ISBN 0-7110-0304-1.