Durley Halt railway station

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Durley Halt
Bwb durley halt.jpg
The remains of Durley Halt Platform, April 2004
Location
Place Durley Mill
Area City of Winchester
Coordinates 50°55′58″N 1°15′11″W / 50.9328°N 1.2531°W / 50.9328; -1.2531Coordinates: 50°55′58″N 1°15′11″W / 50.9328°N 1.2531°W / 50.9328; -1.2531
Grid reference SU525150
Operations
Original company London and South Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Platforms One
History
23 Dec 1909 Opened
2 Jan 1933 Closed to passengers
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

Durley Halt railway station was the only intermediate stop on the 3 34 mile Bishops Waltham branch line[1] that connected Bishops Waltham to Botley.[2] Opened in 1909 it was only ever lightly used[3] but remained open to passengers until the last train called on 31 December 1932; Freight trains continued along the line past the station until 1962.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Visit Winchester" (PDF). 
  2. ^ Simmonds, R; Robertson, K (1988). The Bishops Waltham Branch. Corhampton: Wild Swan. ISBN 0-906867-67-3. 
  3. ^ "Only known photo". 

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Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Bishops Waltham   British Railways
Southern Region

London and South Western Railway
  Botley