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'''To Avonmouth''': [[Severn Beach Signal Box]]<br>
 
'''To Avonmouth''': [[Severn Beach Signal Box]]<br>
 
'''To Pilning''': [[Ableton Lane Crossing]]
 
'''To Pilning''': [[Ableton Lane Crossing]]
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Image:Severn Beach24.jpg|By the 19th the track had been ripped up. ''&copy; [http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattbuck007/3040763105/in/set-72157609372892724/ Matt Buck]. [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en CC licence]''
 
Image:Severn Beach24.jpg|By the 19th the track had been ripped up. ''&copy; [http://www.flickr.com/photos/mattbuck007/3040763105/in/set-72157609372892724/ Matt Buck]. [http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/deed.en CC licence]''
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== 2018 ==
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3.5.18
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Image:Severnbeach30.jpg|Big changes since my last visit. The station now only has one platform face, the land behind now being fenced off.
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Image:Severnbeach31.jpg|New platform shelter.
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Image:Severnbeach32.jpg|Seating.
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Image:Severnbeach33.jpg|Looking neat and tidy and looked after.
 
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Latest revision as of 19:36, 7 May 2018

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.

2018

3.5.18