SO9233 : Ashchurch railway station

taken 1 year ago, near to Ashchurch, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Ashchurch railway station
Ashchurch railway station
Viewed looking north from the A46 road bridge. LinkExternal link The station name signs show Ashchurch for Tewkesbury. The station is about 3km (2 miles) from Tewkesbury town centre.
Ashchurch Railway Station
Scenes over the years 1946 to present day taken at or near Ashchurch Station, which was the junction for Evesham and Birmingham via Redditch and Barnt Green (closed for passengers June 1963 (Goods July 1964), to Redditch) and for Tewkesbury and Great Malvern (closed beyond Upton-on-Severn in December 1952, to Upton in July 1963 (passengers August 1961), finally Goods to Tewkesbury in November 1964; the loop connecting the Evesham line with the Tewkesbury line, which crossed the Birmingham - Bristol main line at the north end of the station, was closed in May 1957. A siding into the MoD Depot at Ashchurch, formerly off the Evesham line, remains.
Ashchurch Station and the branch to Tewkesbury date back to 1840 (Birmingham & Gloucester, later Midland Railway. It was closed in November 1971, but a completely new station, 'Ashchurch for Tewkesbury', was opened in May 1997.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 31 July, 2017
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9263 3339 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:59.9341N 2:6.5256W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9263 3325
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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