Bewdley Station

The Railway Station, Bewdley, Worcestershire, DY12 1DU

History

Bewdley station, built for the opening of the Severn Valley railway in 1862, has a long and colourful history.  However, whilst its longevity is impressive from the Human viewpoint, it forms only the most recent chapter in the existence of the Severn Valley itself.

 

1) Bewdley background

 

2) The coming of the Railways

 

3) Operations

 

4) Closure and early preservation

 

(With thanks to Keith Beddows for kindly notifying us of some corrections to the content, which I trust have now been included.)

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