SP5152 : Byfield Station (remains)

taken 55 years ago, near to Byfield, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Byfield Station (remains)
Byfield Station (remains)
View westward, towards Towcester and Stratford-on-Avon; ex-Stratford-on-Avon & Midland Junction line, Broom Junction - Straatford-on-Avon - Towcester - Blisworth/Ravenstone Wood Junction, also Byfield - Woodford Halse (Woodford & Hinton, ex-Great Central). Byfield station had been closed to passengers on 7/4/52 when the Blisworth - Stratford-on-Avon service ceased; until 5/48 a service had run Byfield - Woodford Halse. Freight traffic east of Towcester ceased on 22/6/58, but goods continued Woodford Halse - Byfield until 4/5/64, as evidenced by the engine with brake-vans in this 1963 picture.
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Date Taken
31 May 1963   (more nearby)
Monday, 12 July, 2010
Railway station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 519 527 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:10.2507N 1:14.4997W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 519 527
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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