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Witney and East Gloucestershire railway (Fairford branch)

S. C. Jenkins

Witney and East Gloucestershire railway (Fairford branch)

by S. C. Jenkins

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Published by Oakqood P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby S.C. Jenkins.
SeriesLocomotion papers -- 86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19601569M

The Witney Railway opened in , linking the town to Yarnton where the line joined the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway. In the East Gloucestershire Railway opened linking Witney with Lechlade and Fairford. The Great Western Railway operated services on . In the East Gloucestershire Railway between Fairford and Witney was opened. It provided Alvescot railway station just outside the village on the road to Black Bourton. The Great Western Railway took over the line in and British Railways closed it in Country: England.

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Elegant spa and market towns and stately homes presiding over rolling, green landscapes. Welcome to Gloucestershire. Trek between the honey-hued clusters that make up the picture-perfect Cotswold villages or cycle off the beaten track through oaks and beeches in the huge Forest of Dean – brake for wild boar and roe deer! An ever popular family day out, Gloucestershire towns will give you. The Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway was a single track railway branch line, 22 miles (35 km) long, in Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. It was opened in succession by two companies, the first in to connect the important woollen town of Witney to the main line network, and the second in as the rump of an ambitious scheme to connect.


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Witney and East Gloucestershire railway (Fairford branch) by S. C. Jenkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

The East Gloucestershire Railway stations differed noticeably from those of the Witney Railway Company. Whereas the latter's station buildings were constructed cheaply of wood, the EGR chose a far more substantial stone structure as their standard design (although Alvescot was inexplicably the same design executed in brick).

Source - Around Witney Past & Present Page - Date - The Witney Railway was opened from Yarnton Junction to Witney in The railway was single track throughout, with intermediate stations at Eynsham and South Leigh.

Inthe East Gloucestershire Railway opened an extension from Witney to Fairford, and the two railways formed a single branch line, with trains running from Oxford to Fairford.4/5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: The Witney & East Gloucestershire Railway, Fairford Branch.

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The East Gloucestershire Railway had initially been conceived as a cross country route linking Witney and Faringdon to Cheltenham via Andoversford, indeed earthworks were already underway at Andoversford when the operation was scaled down to a purely local line from Witney to Fairford.

The Avon and Gloucestershire Railway was an early mineral railway, built to bring coal from pits in the Coalpit Heath area, north-east of Bristol, to the River Avon opposite was dependent on another line for access to the majority of the pits, and after early success, bad relations and falling traffic potential dogged most of its existence.

The Witney Railway was opened from Yarnton Junction to Witney in The railway was single track throughout, with intermediate stations at Eynsham and South Leigh. Inthe East Gloucestershire Railway opened an extension from Witney to Fairford, and the two railways formed a single branch line, with trains running from Oxford to : Amberley Publishing.

"The Witney & East Gloucestershire section of the G.W.R. was a long and rather sleepy, single track railway, running through the gentle landscape of the Upper Thames Valley from Yarnton Junction in Oxfordshire to Fairford in Gloucestershire. It was planned and built by two separate companies, the Witney Railway and the East Gloucestershire Railway.5/5(2).

Former railway. In the East Gloucestershire Railway between Witney and Fairford was built past the village. It was operated by the Great Western Railway, which in opened Kelmscott and Langford Halt miles ( m) outside the village.

British Railways closed the railway and halt in Country: England. The Witney Railway was opened from Yarnton Junction to Witney in The railway was single track throughout, with intermediate stations at Eynsham and South Leigh.

Inthe East Gloucestershire Railway opened an extension from Witney to Fairford, and the two railways formed a single branch line, with trains running from Oxford to Fairford. The Witney Railway was opened from Yarnton Junction to Witney in The railway was single track throughout, with intermediate stations at Eynsham and South Leigh.

Inthe East Gloucestershire Railway opened an extension from Witney to Fairford, and the two railways formed a single branch line, with trains running from Oxford to : Amberley Publishing. The Witney Railway survived until as a freight-only branch." From the Introduction to the edition - "Although this present history can be seen as a reprint of the `Witney and East Gloucestershire', it is in effect an entirely new book, and in recognition of this fact, a new title - `The Fairford Branch' - seemed appropriate."5/5(1).

The first, from Yarnton Junction, on the Cotswold Line, to Witney opened in The second, the East Gloucestershire Railway, was originally intended to link Witney with Cheltenham, but it was Author: Liam Sloan.

Media in category "Oxford, Witney and Fairford Railway" The following 17 files are in this category, out of 17 total. Cassington, the course of the old railway line - - jpg × ; KB.

British Railways closed the station and the East Gloucestershire Railway in Bampton is served by Stagecoach in Oxfordshire bus ro which links Carterton and Witney via Standlake. Buses run from Mondays to Saturdays at two-hourly intervals.

There is no Sunday or bank holiday y: England. WITNEY, a market town in the Woodstock parliamentary division of Oxfordshire, England, on the river Windrush, a tributary of the Thames, 75½ m. W.N.W. of London on the East Gloucestershire branch of the Great Western railway.

Fairford Branch: Witney and East Gloucestershire Railway (Locomotion Papers) Product Category: Books ISBN: Title: Fairford Branch: Witney and East Gloucestershire Railway (Locomotion Papers) EAN: Authors: Jenkins, Stanley C.

Binding: Paperback Publisher: The Oakwood Press Publication Date: Pages: Signed: False4/5. This page will help you the find a list of the nearest train stations to Witney (Oxfordshire) within a 25 mile distance ( km), generally within a 30 minute to one hour commute or drive. You can also calculate fuel cost estimations from Witney for your vehicle, based on your car or trucks MPG and cost per gallon of fuel.

Calculations are based on the geo co-ordinates of Latitude: The Bristol and Gloucestershire Railway was an early mineral railway, opened in two stages in andwhich connected collieries near Coalpit Heath with Bristol, at the river traction was used.

It was later taken over by the Bristol and Gloucester Railway, and much of the route became part of the main line between Birmingham and Bristol, though that was later by-passed and. The Witney Railway was opened from Yarnton Junction to Witney in The railway was single track throughout, with intermediate stations at Eynsham and South Leigh.

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