Whitchurch railway station (Shropshire)

Whitchurch Railway Station (Shropshire)

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Whitchurch railway station (Shropshire)

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Whitchurch (Shropshire) railway station serves the town of Whitchurch in Shropshire, England. The station is 30 km (18¾ miles) north of Shrewsbury on the Welsh Marches Line. The station is maintained and all services serving it are provided by Arriva Trains Wales.

History

The station opened in 1863. It was once the junction for the Cambrian Railways main line to Oswestry and Welshpool and the Whitchurch and Tattenhall Railway. Both fell victim to the Beeching Axe in 1965.

The site of the former junctions can still be seen from passing trains.

Operation

The station has two side platforms and a footbridge There is a large signal box which is now generally switched out of use, although still operational if required, and the one time goods shed has been turned into a garage. The station is unstaffed with a canopy providing shelter that dates back to when there were four working platforms.

One whole side of platform 2 is fenced off from what would be platform 3 and the track has been removed from the track bed.

The last major work carried out on Whitchurch station was the replacement of the original railway bridge that had become damaged by an over-sized lorry load.

Services

Monday to Saturdays, there is generally a two-hourly service southbound to Shrewsbury and northbound to Crewe. Sundays an irregular service operates in both directions.

With the introduction of the Summer 2011 timetable (which will commence on 23 May 2011), additional...
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