Midford Halt railway station

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Midford Halt
Camerton branch beneath S&D at Midford, September 2007.jpg
East-west beneath north-south: Camerton branch viaduct (left) dwarfed by Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway viaduct at Midford
Location
Place Midford
Area Somerset
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
27 Feb 1911 Opened[1]
22 Mar 1915 Closed
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
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Midford Halt railway station existed for four years between 1911 and 1915. The halt was situated on the Limpley Stoke to Camerton railway that formed part of the Great Western Railway's development of the former Bristol and North Somerset Railway, and which followed the former Somerset Coal Canal. The line was only open to passenger traffic for seven years in all, from 1910 to 1915, and from 1923 to 1925, and Midford Halt opened a year late and then did not reopen for the second period. Midford Halt was in Wiltshire; the county boundary runs up to the B3110 road at the point where the canal/railway crossed the road, and the halt was on the Wiltshire side.

The halt was located about 400 metres northeast of Midford railway station which was on the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway line.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Combe Hay Halt
Line and station closed
  Bristol and North Somerset Railway
Great Western Railway
  Monkton Combe Halt
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 

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Coordinates: 51°20′44″N 2°20′33″W / 51.3456°N 2.3426°W / 51.3456; -2.3426