Ashbury railway station

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Ashbury
DSCF6611 Ashbury station looking towars Halwill Junction.JPG
Location
Place Ashbury
Area West Devon
Operations
Original company London and South Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
History
20 January 1879 Station opens as Ashbury
April 1890 Station renamed Ashbury and North Lew
by 4 July 1937 Station renamed Ashbury for North Lew
BR Station renamed Ashbury
3 October 1966 Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Ashbury railway station was located on the Okehampton to Bude Line 3¾ miles east of Halwill Junction, and served the hamlet of Ashbury and the village of Northlew in the English county of Devon.

History[edit]

Opened by the London and South Western Railway, the station was absorbed by the Southern Railway during the Grouping of 1923, In 1948 with nationalisation the station then passed on to the Southern Region of British Railways and later Western Region of British Railways. The station was subsequently closed by the British Railways Board.

The site today[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • Station on navigable O. S. map
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Maddaford Moor Halt   Southern Railway
London and South Western Railway
  Halwill Junction

Coordinates: 50°44′47″N 04°09′04″W / 50.74639°N 4.15111°W / 50.74639; -4.15111