Station Name: CHEVENING HALT

[Source: Nick Catford]


Date opened: 16.4.1906
Location: On the west side of Chevening Road
Company on opening: South Eastern & Chatham Railway
Date closed to passengers: 30.10.1961
Date closed completely: 30.10.1961
Company on closing: British Railways (Southern Region)
Present state: Demolished. The site is in a field adjacent to Junction 5 of the M25 motorway.
County: Kent
OS Grid Ref: TQ495567
Date of visit: 1962

Notes: Intermediate station on the branch from Dunton Green to Westerham. In summer 1962 the Westerham Railway Association leased Westerham station from British Railways with plans to reopen the line for use by both commuters and enthusiasts. This was an early example of a proposed preserved railway. The plan was eventually abandoned and much of the branch line now lies under the M25 mororway.


Chevening Halt in 1962
Photo by Terry Tracey




Chevening Halt shortly before closure
Photo by J L Smith

Chevening Halt on 28th October 1961, the last day of public service.
Photo by Tim Stephens

The site of Chevening Halt in April 2007. The track went from left to right
Photo by Brian Halford



[Source: Nick Catford]

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