Station Name:MONMOUTH - TROY

 

[Source: Nick Catford]
Date opened: 10.1857
Location: On east side of B4293
Company on opening: Great Western Railway
Date closed to passengers: 5.1.1959
Date closed completely: 6.1.1964 (Non rail connected goods depot remained open till 12.10.1964
Company on closing: British Railways (Western Region)
Present state: Unknown
County: Monmouthshire
OS Grid Ref: SO509118
Date of visit: April 1981

Notes: The station was opened as Monmouth Troy House but shown in timetables as Monmouth Troy from 1904. After laying derelict for many years the station building was bought by the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway. It was demolished brick by brick and has been reassembled at Winchcombe station.

For more pictures of Monmouth Troy see Urban75 web site and Wye Valley Railway web site
Click for history of the Wye Valley Railway

The funeral of Charles Rolls (of Rolls Royce) at Monmouth Troy Station in 1910 (Rolls met his end in July 1910 when his French-built Wright biplane broke up in mid-air. Although he was only 20 ft up in the air, he broke his skull in the fall and became Britain's first aircraft fatality.)
Copyright p
hoto from John Alsop collection




Monmouth Troy Station in April 1981
P
hoto by Nick Catford

Monmouth Troy Station foercourt in 1984
P
hoto by Martin Potter

Monmouth Troy Hill station building re-erected at Winchcombe Station on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Photo from Transport of Delight web site

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