Station Name: TIVERTON


[Source: Nick Catford]
Date opened: 12.6.1848
Location: A396 Great Western Way now runs through the site of the station
Company on opening: Great Western Railway
Date closed to passengers: 5.10.1964
Date closed completely: 5.6.1967
Company on closing: British Railways (Western Region)
Present state: Demolished - the site has been lost under a new road.
County: Devon
OS Grid Ref: SS960125
Date of visit: August 1969

Notes: The station was opened as a terminus of a branch from Tiverton Junction. With the opening of the first part of the Exe Valley line the station was resited a little to the south from 1.5.1885. The old station site became the goods yard.

Tuverton Station forecourt in the early 20th centuary

Tiverton Station in August 1962
Photo by John M. Cramp (from 30937 Photographic Group web site)

Tiverton Station in October 1962. 1471 is bound for Tiverton Junction and 5555 is bound for Dulverton
Photo by Brian Johnson

Tiverton Station in 1969
Photo by Nick Catford

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[Source: Nick Catford]

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