Brislington

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<googlemap lat="51.426722" lon="-2.555008"> 51.433625, -2.555394, Brislington </googlemap>

To Bristol: Talbot Road
To Radstock: West Town Lane

History

Brislington station was opened on 3rd September 1873 by the Bristol & North Somerset Railway. Closed to passengers on 2nd November 1959 and goods on 7th October 1963.

An excerpt taken from the Western Daily Press of 4th September 1873: As all the stations on the line are similar in construction, if not equal in size, we may here mention that they are neat buildings, sufficiently commodious for the traffic of the line, and presenting a solid and substantial appearance. They are not aesthetic, but Mr Ruskin, we know, detests beautiful railway stations as misplaced, and perhaps the directors are of his way of thinking, and prefer utility to splendour. The contractors for this part of the work are Messrs Brock and Brace.

1950s Gallery

Gallery

Photos taken on the 8.2.05 except the first one which was taken on 6.12.04.

2009