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Image:PatchwayRC5.jpg|[[33008]] passes through with a [[Portsmouth Harbour]] service. ''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
 
Image:PatchwayRC5.jpg|[[33008]] passes through with a [[Portsmouth Harbour]] service. ''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
 
Image:PatchwayRC6.jpg|An unidentified [[Class 37]] heads a ballast train through the station. ''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
 
Image:PatchwayRC6.jpg|An unidentified [[Class 37]] heads a ballast train through the station. ''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge1.jpg|During February [[1982]] the footbridge at Patchway was closed for restoration work.''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge2.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge3.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge4.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge5.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge6.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
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Image:Patchway Footbridge7.jpg|''© [[:Category:Roger Childs|Roger Childs]]''
 
Image:155332-1.jpg|[[155332]] pulls away from the platforms and heads for Bristol.
 
Image:155332-1.jpg|[[155332]] pulls away from the platforms and heads for Bristol.
 
Image:Patchway2.jpg|A DMU speeds through a rather desolate looking station on its way to [[Cardiff Central|Cardiff]] in 1989.
 
Image:Patchway2.jpg|A DMU speeds through a rather desolate looking station on its way to [[Cardiff Central|Cardiff]] in 1989.

Revision as of 21:40, 3 March 2009

<googlemap lat="51.527436" lon="-2.562304"> 51.525707, -2.562314, Patchway </googlemap>

To Bristol, the North or London: Gipsy Patch Lane
To Wales: Station Road - Patchway

History

The original Patchway station was slightly further north than this one, but when the line was doubled the station was moved south to a spot where the tracks were level. This second station was opened on the 10th August 1885 as Patchway and Stoke Gifford but was renamed Patchway on the 27th October 1908. The station closed to goods on 5th July 1965 and became unstaffed on 14th October 1968.

Both platforms at Patchway are 132 yards in length.

Track Plans

1960s

1980s

2003

2005

2006

During 2006 the original footbridge was taken away and restored. During this time a temporary footbridge was erected just to the south of the original bridge.

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