Fulwell & Westbury railway station

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Fulwell & Westbury
Location
Place Westbury
Area Aylesbury Vale
Grid reference SP628347
Operations
Original company London & North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London & North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 1
History
1 August 1879 Opened as Westbury Crossing[1]
1 October 1880 Station renamed Fulwell & Westbury
2 January 1961 closed for passengers
2 December 1963 Station Closed completely
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

Fulwell & Westbury was a railway station which served the Buckinghamshire village of Westbury and the hamlet of Fulwell in England. It opened in 1879 London & North Western Railway who had taken over the line from the Buckinghamshire Railway that year. The station consisted of one platform, a ticket office, and two waiting rooms. The station was closed for passengers in 1961 and completely in December 1963.

Routes

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Brackley   London and North Western Railway
Buckinghamshire Railway
  Water Stratford Halt

References

  1. ^ Disused Stations

Sources

  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Clinker, C.R. (October 1978). Clinker's Register of Closed Passenger Stations and Goods Depots in England, Scotland and Wales 1830-1977. Bristol, Avon: Avon-AngliA Publications & Services. ISBN 0-905466-19-5. 
  • Davies, R.; Grant, M.D. (1984). Forgotten Railways: Chilterns and Cotswolds. Newton Abbot, Devon: David St John Thomas. ISBN 0-946537-07-0. 
  • Kingscott, Geoffrey (2008). Lost Railways of Northamptonshire (Lost Railways Series). Newbury, Berkshire: Countryside Books. ISBN 978-1-84674-108-1. 
  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2005). Oxford to Bletchley (Country Railway Routes). Midhurst, West Sussex: Middleton Press. ISBN 978-1-904474-57-9. 
  • Simpson, Bill (1994). Banbury to Verney Junction Branch. Banbury, Oxfordshire: Lamplight Publications. ISBN 978-1-899246-00-7. 

External links

  • Image of the station site
  • The station station on navigable 1946 O. S. map
  • The station on Disused Stations

Coordinates: 52°00′26″N 1°05′15″W / 52.0073°N 1.0874°W / 52.0073; -1.0874

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