Portbury railway station

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Portbury station
Portbury Railway Station.jpg
The disused railway station at Portbury
Location
Place Portbury
Area North Somerset
Coordinates 51°28′40″N 2°43′34″W / 51.4778°N 2.7261°W / 51.4778; -2.7261Coordinates: 51°28′40″N 2°43′34″W / 51.4778°N 2.7261°W / 51.4778; -2.7261
Grid reference ST496757
Operations
Original company Bristol and Portishead Pier and Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
18 April 1867 Opened
30 April 1962 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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Portbury railway station was a railway station serving the village and shipyard of Portbury in Somerset, near Bristol, England. It opened in 1867 and closed in 1962.[1] The line through the station was closed in 1964 and the former station house is now a private dwelling.

A three-mile stretch of the former line between Portbury and Portishead was bought by North Somerset Council in 2008 in order to keep the option of re-opening the line alive.[2]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Pill
Line open, Station closed
  Great Western Railway
Portishead Railway
  Portishead
Line closed, Station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Portbury - Bristol Railway Archive". bristol-rail.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-01-25. 
  2. ^ "Portishead railway on track". www.thisisbristol.co.uk. Retrieved 2009-01-25.