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Westcott Station


Name:

Westcott Station

Location:

SP720168

Line:

Wotton Tramway

Railway Companies:

Wotton Tramway - 1872 to 1894
Oxford & Aylesbury Tramroad - 1894 - 1899
Metropolitan Railway - 1899 - 1906
Metropolitan & Great Central Joint Railway - 1906 - 1933
London Transport - 1933 - 1935

Open:

1872

Closed to Passenger Traffic:

1st December 1935

Closed to Goods Traffic:

1st December 1935

Train Journey from Quainton Road:

Direct from Quainton Road on the Wotton Tramway. Second station.
Timetables below - note Westcott was a request stop, arrival times approx only.

Distance from Quainton Road:

1.76 miles "as crow flies"
1.75 miles by rail
2.69 miles by road

Bradshaw's (1863):

N/A

Kelly's Directory (1903):

"Westcott is a parish, about 1 mile west [of Waddesdon], with a station on the Brill tramway line."
Railway linked people - Albert Evans, gas engineer to Miss Alice de Rothschild

Disused Stations Site Record:

N/A

Wikipedia Entry:

Located Here

Quainton News Archive:

The Wotton Tramway: Rise and Fall Part 2 - The Early Years, Construction and Opening
The Wotton Tramway: Rise and Fall Part 10 - The Manning, Wardle Saddle Tanks
The Wotton Tramway: Rise and Fall Part 11 - The Metropolitan Railway Arrives
The Wotton Tramway: Rise and Fall Part 15 - Branches and Sidings
Change at Quainton Road for Brill, Sir! - Metro
Adventures at Amersham - Richard Hardy

The Collection:

To Follow

Timetable from Quainton:

Year From / To Mon - Sat Mon - Sat Mon - Sat Mon - Sat Sat Sun Sun
August 1887 Quainton Dep
Westcott Arr
09:10
09:45
17:50
18:23
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April 1910 Quainton Dep
Westcott Arr
09:36
~ 09:49
12:05
~ 12:18
16:00
~ 16:12
18:42
~ 18:54
21.20
~ 21:32
11.21
~ 11:33
18:30
~ 18:42
July 1922 Quainton Dep
Westcott Arr
09:38
~ 09:52
12:05
~ 12:19
16:04
~ 16:18
18:47
~ 19:01
21.20
~ 21:34
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July 1938 Quainton Dep
Westcott Arr
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