SJ6504 : Buildwas Station

taken 55 years ago, near to Buildwas, Shropshire, Great Britain

Buildwas Station
Buildwas Station
View eastward, towards Bridgnorth, Bewdley and Hartlebury (Severn Valley line), also Coalbrookdale, Wellington and Madeley Junction. Junction of Severn Valley line (Shrewsbury - Hartlebury) with Wellington - Coalbrookdale - Buildwas - Much Wenlock - Craven Arms line, all ex-Great Western. The station was closed on 9/9/63 on closure of the Severn Valley line. Passenger services from Craven Arms had ceased on 31/12/51, from Much Wenlock and from Wellington on 23/7/62, but the line to Buildwas remained open from Longville for freight until 4/12/63 and from Ketley on the Wellington line until 6/7/64. However, coal traffic for Ironbridge Power Station (B Station built on site of Buildwas railway station) has continued from Madeley Junction, on the main line between Shifnal and Telford Central. The Power Station in this photograph was Ironbridge A.
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SJ6504, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
24 April 1962   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 651 041 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.0275N 2:31.0176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 651 041
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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