Wotton (GCR) railway station

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Wotton
Location
Place Wotton Underwood
Area Aylesbury Vale
Grid reference SP695152
Operations
Original company Great Central Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
2 April 1906 Station opens
7 December 1953 Station closes
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

Wotton was a railway station at Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire, on the Great Central Railway's link line between Calvert and Ashendon Junction.[1]

History

The station was opened by the Great Central Railway on 2 April 1906,[2] becoming part of the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. It was built to the south of the point where the GCR crossed the Brill Tramway near its Wotton station.[3] It was closed on 7 December 1953.[2][4]

Notes

  1. ^ Pre-Grouping Atlas, p. 10, section E3
  2. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 255
  3. ^ Mitchell & Smith, fig. XVIb
  4. ^ Mitchell & Smith, fig. 62

References

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  • British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer (Map) (5th ed.). 1" = 8 miles. Cartography by W. Philip Conolly. Ian Allan. 1976. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3. 
  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (November 2006). Aylesbury to Rugby. Midland Main Lines. Midhurst: Middleton Press. ISBN 1-904474-91-8. 

Service

A 1911 Railway Clearing House map of railways in the vicinity of Wotton
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Akeman Street
Line and station closed
  Great Central Railway
London Extension
  Haddenham
Line and station closed

External links

  • Station on navigable O.S. map

Coordinates: 51°49′56″N 0°59′33″W / 51.8322°N 0.9926°W / 51.8322; -0.9926


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