Taw Valley Halt railway station

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Taw Valley Halt
The end of the line, for now (geograph 3387665).jpg
Location
Place Haydon Wick
Area Swindon
Coordinates 51°35′30″N 1°49′44″W / 51.5916°N 1.8290°W / 51.5916; -1.8290Coordinates: 51°35′30″N 1°49′44″W / 51.5916°N 1.8290°W / 51.5916; -1.8290
Grid reference SU118880
Operations
Operated by Swindon and Cricklade Railway
Platforms 1
History
2014 Opened
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Taw Valley Halt railway station is the current (and temporary) southern terminus of the Swindon and Cricklade Railway, a heritage railway line in Wiltshire, South-West England. The restored line was extended to the site of the halt in 2012,[1] and the halt was opened in 2014. The halt is at the point where the new track diverges from the original route of the Midland and South Western Junction Railway. There is a short siding on the original trackbed.

The halt is close to Mouldon Hill Country Park on the northwest outskirts of Swindon. Plans call for the line to be continued south to a new terminus at Mouldon Hill, within the park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taw Valley Halt". Swindon & Cricklade Railway. Retrieved 18 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Pigott, Nick, ed. (July 2012). "Putting the Swindon in Swindon & Cricklade!". The Railway Magazine. Horncastle: Mortons Media Group. 158 (1335): 65. ISSN 0033-8923. 
Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Blunsdon   Swindon & Cricklade Railway   Terminus
Heritage Railways  Proposed Heritage railways
Blunsdon
Line and station open
  Swindon & Cricklade Railway   Mouldon Hill
Line and station closed