Pershore railway station

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Pershore National Rail
Pershore railway station in 2008.jpg
Location
Place Pershore
Local authority Wychavon
Grid reference SO951480
Operations
Station code PSH
Managed by Great Western Railway
Number of platforms 1
DfT category F1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2011/12 Increase 72,510
2012/13 Increase 89,546
2013/14 Decrease 87,596
2014/15 Increase 95,310
2015/16 Increase 100,690
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* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Pershore from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Pershore railway station is a railway station in the village of Pinvin, Worcestershire, that serves the town of Pershore just over 1 mile (1.6 km) to the south. The station is on a single-track section of the Cotswold Line. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Great Western Railway.

Class 166 diesel train 166205 at Pershore en route to London Paddington

History[edit]

The station was opened as part of the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway on 1 May 1852. The station is also the subject of a poem by John Betjeman called Pershore Station or A Liverish Journey First Class.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Betjeman, John. "Pershore Station, or A Liverish Journey First Class". The Betjeman Concordance. University of Victoria. Retrieved 2 November 2011. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Worcester Shrub Hill   Great Western Railway
Cotswold Line
  Evesham

Coordinates: 52°07′48″N 2°04′19″W / 52.130°N 2.072°W / 52.130; -2.072