Tiddington railway station

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Tiddington
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Location
Place Tiddington
Area South Oxfordshire
Coordinates 51°44′24″N1°03′50″W / 51.7401°N 1.0638°W / 51.7401; -1.0638 Coordinates: 51°44′24″N1°03′50″W / 51.7401°N 1.0638°W / 51.7401; -1.0638
Grid reference SP647049
Operations
Original company Wycombe Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms1
History
1866Station opened
7 January 1963 (1963-01-07)Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z

Tiddington railway station was on the Wycombe Railway and served the village of Tiddington, Oxfordshire.

On 24 October 1864 the Wycombe Railway opened an extension from Thame to Oxford. [1] [2] The line passed just south of Tiddington, although Tiddington was not provided at first with a station, the station being opened and appearing on timetables for the first time on 1 June 1866. The station building being constructed in timber with a small canopy over part of the platform. A signal box was provided in 1892 but was downgraded to a ground frame by 1907.

On 7 January 1963 British Railways withdrew passenger services between Princes Risborough and Oxford, [2] [3] closed all intermediate stations including Tiddington, [4] and dismantled the track between Thame and Morris Cowley.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Wheatley
Line and station closed
  Western Region of British Railways
Wycombe Railway
  Thame
Line and station closed

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References

  1. Oppitz, Leslie (2000). Lost Railways of the Chilterns. Newbury: Countryside Books. p. 17. ISBN   1-85306-643-5.
  2. 1 2 Mitchell, Victor E.; Smith, Keith (April 2003). Branch Lines to Princes Risborough. Midhurst: Middleton Press. Historical Background. ISBN   1-904474-05-5.
  3. Oppitz 2000 , p. 19
  4. Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 230. ISBN   1-85260-508-1. R508.