Coughton railway station

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Coughton
Location
Place Coughton, Warwickshire
Area Stratford-on-Avon
Coordinates 52°14′40″N 1°53′35″W / 52.2444°N 1.8930°W / 52.2444; -1.8930Coordinates: 52°14′40″N 1°53′35″W / 52.2444°N 1.8930°W / 52.2444; -1.8930
Grid reference SP073607
Operations
Original company Evesham and Redditch Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 1
History
8 May 1868 Opened[1]
30 June 1952 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal
Railway bridge on Coughton Lane. The station was about 500 metres to the north west of here immediately beyond the bridge over Sambourne Lane

Coughton railway station serving Coughton, Warwickshire was a station on the Barnt Green to Evesham line. The station was opened by the Evesham and Redditch Railway on 4 May 1868. The station had one platform and a simple brick building. The station had a short siding similar to Wixford.

The station closed on 30 June 1952. The road bridge which was near the platform has now been demolished and Sambourne Lane now runs through the site of the bridge. The station building is now a private residence and has been heavily altered. The platform edge can still clearly be identified.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Station Name: Coughton". Disused Stations. Retrieved 24 March 2017. 

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Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Studley and Astwood Bank
Line and station closed
  London Midland and Scottish Railway
Gloucester Loop Line
  Alcester
Line and station closed