Vowchurch railway station

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Vowchurch
Location
Place Vowchurch
Area Herefordshire
Coordinates 52°01′18″N 2°55′59″W / 52.021643°N 2.933154°W / 52.021643; -2.933154Coordinates: 52°01′18″N 2°55′59″W / 52.021643°N 2.933154°W / 52.021643; -2.933154
Operations
Original company Golden Valley Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
1 September 1881 Station opens
22 October 1883 Station closes
17 November 1883 Station reopens
2 July 1885 Station closes
19 August 1885 Station reopens
20 April 1898 Station closes
1 May 1901 Station reopens
15 December 1941 Station closes
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Vowchurch railway station was a railway station on the Golden Valley Railway line between Abergavenny and Hay-on-Wye. It served the village of Vowchurch in Herefordshire, England, from 1881. The station closed and re-opened three times before the line's closure to passenger services in 1941. The line became part of the Great Western Railway during the Grouping of 1923.

The station comprised a single platform adjacent to the road and level crossing. To the west there was a goods yard which was particularly used for shipping timber. Construction materials for RAF Madley were brought through the yard during World War II.[1][2] Goods services continued on the line until 1949.

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Golden Valley Railway
Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway
Hay-on-Wye
Hereford, Hay and Brecon Railway
Clifford
Westbrook
Dorstone
Peterchurch
Vowchurch
Abbeydore
Elm Bridge Munitions Depot
Welsh Marches Line to Hereford
Pontrilas
Welsh Marches Line