Avon Street

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<googlemap lat="51.452456" lon="-2.578354"> 51.451627, -2.579019, Avon Street </googlemap>

To Temple Meads (GWR): River Avon
Mainline out of Bristol (GWR): Oxford Street
To Lawrence Hill Junction (MR): Barton Road

History

This was the terminus of the Bristol & Gloucestershire Railway, a line built to bring coal from the coalfields north of Bristol to the heart of the city. It's a shame that nothing stands here to inform the casual observer of the historical importance of the area. In modern times the line became a branch from Lawrence Hill to a cement terminal and was worked by Class 03 locomotives from Bath Road Depot.

Track Plan

1950s & 1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2003

2004

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