Newbury Racecourse railway station

Newbury Racecourse Railway Station

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Newbury Racecourse railway station

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Newbury Racecourse railway station is a railway station serving the East Fields area of the town of Newbury in the county of Berkshire in England. It was opened on September 21, 1905. The station is adjacent to Newbury Racecourse and sees heavy traffic and additional trains on race days. Otherwise the station is served by local services operated by First Great Western from to and .

Services

Newbury Racecourse station is served by local services operated by First Great Western from to . On the current weekly timetable only two or three local services that call at the station will continue onto .

These services are summarised in the following table.

During race meets or large events at the adjacent Newbury Racecourse additional trains will call at the station. These will include a shuttle service to Reading and an extra stop for services that do not normally call at the station, sometimes including high speed trains. During some race events a special charter, sometimes hauled by a steam locomotive, will call at the station. These special trains and the shuttle service usually use the third platform on the south side of the station.

History

The station was opened on 26 September 1905, well after the rest of the stations on this section of the line. However it was used for race specials only. It did not even appear on timetables until 1912 but then was still only used for race traffic.

It was only in...
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