Bishops Waltham railway station

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Bishops Waltham
Location
Place Bishops Waltham
Area City of Winchester
Coordinates 50°57′27″N 1°13′09″W / 50.95750°N 1.21917°W / 50.95750; -1.21917Coordinates: 50°57′27″N 1°13′09″W / 50.95750°N 1.21917°W / 50.95750; -1.21917
Grid reference SU550175
Operations
Original company Bishops Waltham Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Southern Region of British Railways
Platforms One
History
1 June 1863 Opened
2 January 1933 Closed to passengers
27 April 1962 Closed to freight
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Bishops Waltham railway station was a railway station in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire, England. The station was the terminus [1] of the 4.5 mile branch line[2] that connected it [3] to the main line at Botley railway station. It opened on 1 June 1863, and closed to passengers on 2 January 1933.[4] After closure to freight in 1962 it was demolished in 1965 and the site is now a roundabout.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Bishops Waltham Branch" Simmonds,R/Robertson,K: Corhampton, Wild Swan, 1988 ISBN 0-906867-67-3
  2. ^ Visit Winchester
  3. ^ Geograph
  4. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 35. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  5. ^ Up my street Archived 20 August 2011 at the Wayback Machine.
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Durley Halt   British Railways
Southern Region

London and South Western Railway
  Terminus

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Bishops Waltham branch
Bishops Waltham
Calcot Lane bridge
Blind Lane / Durley Mill crossing
Durley Halt
Wangfield Lane bridge
Botley
Eastleigh to Fareham line