Shipton railway station

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Shipton National Rail
Shipton railway station in 2007.jpg
Shipton railway station in 2007
Location
Place Shipton-under-Wychwood
Local authority West Oxfordshire
Grid reference SP281186
Operations
Station code SIP
Managed by Great Western Railway
Number of platforms 2
DfT category F2
Live arrivals/departures, station information and onward connections
from National Rail Enquiries
Annual rail passenger usage*
2012/13 Increase 5,024
2013/14 Increase 5,050
2014/15 Decrease 4,884
2015/16 Increase 5,660
2016/17 Increase 6,568
History
Key dates Opened 4 June 1853 (4 June 1853)
Original company Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping GWR
National RailUK railway stations
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
* Annual estimated passenger usage based on sales of tickets in stated financial year(s) which end or originate at Shipton from Office of Rail and Road statistics. Methodology may vary year on year.
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Shipton railway station serves the villages of Shipton-under-Wychwood and Milton-under-Wychwood in Oxfordshire, England. The station and all trains serving it are operated by Great Western Railway.[1]

Services[edit]

Shipton is served by two trains in each direction each weekday. The up trains are the 07:40 service terminating at Didcot Parkway, and the 18:26 service through to London Paddington, which is operated by a Class 800 Intercity Express Train (IET). The down services are the 18:02 to Great Malvern, the 19:16 (operated by an HST) and 23:21 to Worcester Shrub Hill.

Up Saturday services are enhanced, with the 08:00, 09:56, 14:00 and 16:56 services running through to London Paddington. Down Saturday services consist of the 14:48 running to Great Malvern, the 17:48 and 19:48 running to Hereford and the 23:16 running to Worcester Shrub Hill.[2]

There is no Sunday service from Shipton in either direction. A normal service weekday service operates on most bank holidays.

Preceding station National Rail National Rail Following station
Kingham   Great Western Railway
Cotswold Line
Mondays-Saturdays only
  Ascott-under-Wychwood
(Charlbury on Saturdays)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Shipton Railway Station". Great Western Railway. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  2. ^ "T6 GWR Timetable" (PDF). GWR Timetables. Retrieved 15 April 2018.

Coordinates: 51°51′58″N 1°35′35″W / 51.866°N 1.593°W / 51.866; -1.593