Former Watchingwell Railway Station

Former Watchingwell Railway Station


Newtown, United Kingdom (GB)
Watchingwell was a station on Isle of Wight. The station opened 20th July 1889 as a private station, but opened to the public in August 1923 and closed 21st September 1953. The station was opened by the Freshwater, Yarmouth & Newport Railway and closed by British Railways (Southern Region).

What's left today:
The station building still survives, but is used as a private residence. A section of platform including one ramp also remain. The trackbed beside the station has been converted into a farmtrack.
Watchingwell was a station on Isle of Wight. The station opened 20th July 1889 as a private station, but opened to the public in August 1923 and closed 21st September 1953. The station was opened by the Freshwater, Yarmouth & Newport Railway and closed by British Railways (Southern Region).

What's left today:
The station building still survives, but is used as a private residence. A section of platform including one ramp also remain. The trackbed beside the station has been converted into a farmtrack.
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Links: www.disused-stations.org.uk
By: Drudii

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