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51.37758, -2.356761, Bath Spa
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'''To Bristol''': [[Bath West Bridge]]
 
'''To Bristol''': [[Bath West Bridge]]
 
<br>'''To Swindon or Westbury''': [[St James Bridge]]
 
<br>'''To Swindon or Westbury''': [[St James Bridge]]
 
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
 
Opened in [[1840]]. Grade II listed.  
 
Opened in [[1840]]. Grade II listed.  
== 1950s Gallery ==
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==Track Plans ==
 
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Image:rogerporch5.jpg|[[D807]] Caradoc waits at '''Bath Spa''' in [[1959]] with an express for [[w:Paddington_station|Paddington]]. Roger thinks this was the first photo he ever took :) ''© Roger Porch''
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Image:Bath Spa Track Plan 1988.jpg|A track plan of Bath Spa and surrounding area from [[1988]]
 
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== 1960s Gallery ==
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== 1950s ==
 
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Image:bathspa10.jpg|An undated photo of 2288 at the London end of Bath Spa. The signal behind the loco is off which suggests she is running light engine through the station, rather than running around a train.
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Image:rogerporch5.jpg|[[D807]] Caradoc waits at '''Bath Spa''' in [[1959]] with an express for [[w:Paddington_station|Paddington]]. Roger thinks this was the first photo he ever took :) ''&copy; [[:Category:Roger Porch|Roger Porch]]''
Image:rogerporch3.jpg|An unidentified [[w:British_Rail_Class_42|Warship]] awaits the off with the down [[w:The_Bristolian|Bristolian]] in [[1962]]. ''© Roger Porch''  
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== 1960s ==
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Image:bathspa10.jpg|An undated photo of 2288 at the London end of Bath Spa.
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Image:Bath Spa15.jpg|A view east in [[1961]]. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:rogerporch3.jpg|An unidentified [[Class 42|Warship]] awaits the off with the down [[w:The_Bristolian|Bristolian]] in [[1962]]. ''&copy; [[:Category:Roger Porch|Roger Porch]]''  
 
Image:rogerporch14.jpg|The [[w:Blue_Pullman|Blue Pullman]] arrives with a service from Paddington. ''© Roger Porch''
 
Image:rogerporch14.jpg|The [[w:Blue_Pullman|Blue Pullman]] arrives with a service from Paddington. ''© Roger Porch''
 
Image:Dolemeads Viaduct4.jpg|A view west along [[Dolemeads Viaduct]] showing an unidentified [[Class 52|Western]] departing the station.
 
Image:Dolemeads Viaduct4.jpg|A view west along [[Dolemeads Viaduct]] showing an unidentified [[Class 52|Western]] departing the station.
Image:Bath Spa11.jpg|A general view west of the station showing the centre tracks. The elevated signal box dates from [[1897]] and closed on the 21st January [[1968]].  
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Image:Bath Spa14.jpg|A pair of [[Class 121|Bubble Cars]] sit in the bay platform visible in the last two photos. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Thorn|John Thorn]]''
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Image:Bath Spa11.jpg|A general view from the east end of the station showing the centre tracks. The elevated signal box dates from [[1897]] and closed on the 21st January [[1968]].  
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Image:Bath Spa16.jpg|The east end of the station. ''&copy; [[:Category:Roger Porch|Roger Porch]]''
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== 1970s ==
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Image:D7017-1.jpg|[[D7017]] prepares to leave Bath Spa with a service for [[Portsmouth Harbour]]. ''&copy; [[:Category:Andy Kirkham|Andy Kirkham]]''
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== 2003 ==
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'''May'''
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Image:Bath Spa12.jpg|A general view of the station. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
 
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== 2004 Gallery ==  
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== 2004 ==  
 
'''7.10.04'''
 
'''7.10.04'''
 
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== 2006 ==
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Image:Bath Spa13.jpg|Bath Spa at night. November 2006. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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== 2010 ==
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Image:BathSpa20.jpg|A November look at Bath Spa. This is a direct comparison shot to the one with the Western, above. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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== 2011 ==
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Various photos showing rebuilding work taking place at the station.
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Image:BathSpa21.jpg|13.7.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa22.jpg|13.7.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa23.jpg|13.7.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa24.jpg|13.7.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa25.jpg|24.7.11 The renovated arch has become a bike shop. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa26.jpg|24.7.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa27.jpg|21.8.11 The front entrance covered in scaffolding. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa28.jpg|28.8.11 The rear entrance developments. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa29.jpg|28.8.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa30.jpg|8.9.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa31.jpg|8.9.11 The new entrance at the front of the station. ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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Image:BathSpa32.jpg|4.10.11 ''&copy; [[:Category:John Rawlings|John Rawlings]]''
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[[Category:GWR]]
 
[[Category:GWR]]
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[[Category:Andy Kirkham]]
 
[[Category:Roger Porch]]
 
[[Category:Roger Porch]]
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[[Category:John Rawlings]]
 
[[Category:Stations]]
 
[[Category:Stations]]
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[[Category:John Thorn]]

Latest revision as of 16:06, 26 April 2012

<googlemap lat="51.370869" lon="-2.356224"> 51.37758, -2.356761, Bath Spa </googlemap>

To Bristol: Bath West Bridge
To Swindon or Westbury: St James Bridge

History

Opened in 1840. Grade II listed.

Track Plans

1950s

1960s

1970s

2003

May

2004

7.10.04

2006

2010

2011

Various photos showing rebuilding work taking place at the station.