Station Name: HALWILL
[Source: Martin James]

Halwill Gallery 8: 1980 - October 2007

Halwill station down platform and station building seen from the, by now, heavily overgrown down platform in 1980.
Photo by Keith George Rose


Halwill Station slaughterhouse in spring 1985; the goods shed is seen beyond. The slaughterhouse was owned by North Devon Meat, a farmers’ cooperative run by Dick Cawthorne.
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site

Halwill station building seen from the up platform in spring 1985.
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web siite


Halwill station booking office circa mid 1980s
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site

The path between the down platform and the Torrington bay platform circa mid 1980s
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site


Halwill goods shed circa mid 1980s
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site

Halwill Station forecourt circa mid 1980s
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site

Halwill Station looking north along the down platform circa mid 1980s
Photo by Ron Strutt from Ron Strutt's Railway Photos web site

Halwill station looking north in November 1988. The station building has now been demolished and the heavy machinery seen top left suggest that work is underway at the site.
Photo by John Mann

Halwill station looking north in November 1988; the down bay platform is seen in the foreground. All the edging has been removed prior to final clearance of the site.
Photo by John Mann

The site of Halwill station looking across the site of the platforms in July 2007 (see plan. The entrance to Beeching Close is roughly where the signal box was sited.
P
hoto by Derek Harper from Geograph reproduced under Creative Commons Licence

A section of the Torrington platform survives in the Halwill Junction Nature Reserve. The platform ramp is seen here In October 2007.
Photo by Jonathan Ritchie from his Lost Railways Flickr photostream

 

 

 

[Source: Martin James]



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