SP7227 : Disused railway near Sandhill

taken 11 years ago, near to Middle Claydon, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Disused railway near Sandhill
Disused railway near Sandhill
This disused railway line looking north-east is all that remains of the Oxford to Bletchley railway, see SP6925 : Road bridge over railway near Steeple Claydon. The single track, which continues east as far as Swanbourne, near Winslow about 6km away, can just been seen and it has been officially listed as 'mothballed'.

Just beyond the curve of the track is Verney Junction station, or what remains of it. As well as being a station on the Oxford to Bletchley line, the station was once a remote short-lived outpost of London Underground from 1933 to 1936, as well as the southern end of the Banbury to Verney Junction railway until 1964, see LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 July, 2007
Category
Railway (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 728 273 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.3883N 0:56.5092W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 727 273
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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