Pershore railway station

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Pershore National Rail
Pershore railway station in 2008.jpg
Location
PlacePershore
Local authorityWychavon
Grid referenceSO951480
Operations
Station codePSH
Managed byGreat Western Railway
Number of platforms1
DfT categoryF1
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2013/14Decrease 87,596
2014/15Increase 95,310
2015/16Increase 100,690
2016/17Increase 103,956
2017/18Decrease 102,038
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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.

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