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Station Name

Chesterton Lane Halt

Railway Company

British Railways

Date Opened

02/02/1959

Date Closed

06/04/1964

The Cirencester Branch Line was a five mile long single track branch railway line that ran from Kemble railway station on the Great Western Golden Valley Line to Cirencester Town via two intermediate stations, Park Leaze Halt, and Chesterton Lane Halt and contained the highest rail crossing point on the River Thames.

The halt closed with the end of passenger services on the Cirencester Town branch on 6 April 1964, the last trains having run on the evening of 5 April.

Route Map

Route of The Cirencester Branch - Kemble to Cirecester Town line showing Stations and other information


Images

Chesterton Lane Halt Station

Image Date: c1960
Image Owner: Milburn Associates


The Cirencester Branch Line was a five mile long single track branch railway line that ran from Kemble railway station on the Great Western Golden Valley Line to Cirencester Town via two intermediate stations, Park Leaze Halt, and Chesterton Lane Halt and contained the highest rail crossing point on the River Thames.


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