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Image:57221.jpg|A view of the end of the station showing [[Ableton Lane Crossing]] protected by signals. ''&copy; [[:Category:Lens of Sutton|Lens of Sutton]]''
 
Image:57221.jpg|A view of the end of the station showing [[Ableton Lane Crossing]] protected by signals. ''&copy; [[:Category:Lens of Sutton|Lens of Sutton]]''
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Image:SevernBeach25.jpg|Small Prairie ''5514'' at Severn beach with a train for [[Temple Meads]].  ''&copy; [[:Category:Don W|Don W]]''
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Image:SevernBeach26.jpg|The same train viewed from the end of the platform. Empty coaching stock is stored on the carriage siding. ''&copy; [[:Category:Don W|Don W]]''
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Image:SevernBeach27.jpg|Another Small Prairie ''5529'' waits at the station. ''&copy; [[:Category:Don W|Don W]]''
 
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== 1970s ==
 
== 1970s ==
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[[Category:martin Potter]]
 
[[Category:martin Potter]]
 
[[Category:The Severn Beach Line]]
 
[[Category:The Severn Beach Line]]
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[[Category:Don W]]
 
[[Category:Simon Whittingham]]
 
[[Category:Simon Whittingham]]
 
[[Category:Stations]]
 
[[Category:Stations]]

Revision as of 21:21, 17 October 2014

<googlemap lat="51.560638" lon="-2.664528"> 51.559417, -2.66456, Severn Beach </googlemap>

To Avonmouth: Severn Beach Signal Box
To Pilning: Ableton Lane Crossing

History

The Avonmouth to Pilning line opened to freight on 5th February 1900. The first Severn Beach station opened on this line on 5th June 1922 as an excursion platform, and fully opened with the commencement of passenger services on the line on 26th May 1924. Through services between Avonmouth and Pilning commenced on 9th July 1928. It closed to goods on 10th September 1963. The Severn Beach to Pilning line closed to passengers in November 1964 and completely in July 1968.

Track Plans

1950s

1970s

1980s

2004

1.4.07

2006

28.6.06

2008

Some photos of the station taken on 11.11.08 showing clearance work on the land adjacent to the station in preparation for regeneration of the area.