Bitton railway station

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Bitton
Bristol bath path railway station.jpg
Location
PlaceBitton
AreaSouth Gloucestershire
Coordinates51°25′52″N 2°28′35″W / 51.431048°N 2.476366°W / 51.431048; -2.476366Coordinates: 51°25′52″N 2°28′35″W / 51.431048°N 2.476366°W / 51.431048; -2.476366
Grid referenceST669703
Operations
Original companyMidland Railway
Pre-groupingMidland Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Operated byAvon Valley Railway
Platforms2
History
4 August 1869Opened
5 July 1965Closed to freight
7 March 1966Closed to passengers
1972Reopened as heritage station
Stations on heritage railways in the United Kingdom
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View NW, towards Mangotsfield in 1963

Bitton railway station is the main station (and headquarters) of the Avon Valley Railway. It is located near the village of Bitton, South Gloucestershire.

Facilities[edit]

Bitton station contains a booking office, gift shop and buffet - as well as a large outdoor seating area. These facilities are available to cyclists as well as railway visitors.[1]

On 3 September 2007, work began on the construction of a new buffet and toilet block.[2]

Services[edit]

Regular services to Oldland Common and Avon Riverside stations run from April to October, mainly on weekends and school holidays.[3]

Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Oldland Common   Avon Valley Railway   Avon Riverside
  Historical railways  
Oldland Common
Line and station open
  Midland Railway
Mangotsfield and Bath Branch Line
  Kelston
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Facilities & Guided Tour". Avon Valley Railway. 27 December 2004. Archived from the original on 5 October 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007.
  2. ^ "Phase 1 of the Buffet Building Starts". Avon Valley Railway. 10 September 2007. Archived from the original on 5 October 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007.
  3. ^ "Timetables & Fares". Avon Valley Railway. 27 December 2004. Archived from the original on 5 October 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2007.

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