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Quainton Guide 1976

General Information

QUAINTON ROAD STATION is open to visitors on the last Sunday in the month from April until October, together with the three Bank Holiday Weekends. For details of times, prices, etc. send a stamped addressed envelope to the Society Publicity Officers, Harrow, Middlesex. Locomotives are in steam on these days and train rides available. Visitors are permitted to look around the site on other Sundays throughout the Summer between noon and 6 pm but no locomotives will be in steam.

ACCESS. Quainton Road station is situated at O.S. reference 739190 on map 146 (old one-inch series) or the same reference on map 165 (on the new 1:50,000 First Series). Follow the A41 to Waddesdon village 5 miles north west of Avlesbury, and turn right (from the south-east) or left (from the north-west) and follow the sign to Quainton. On Bank Holiday Mondays we charter a BR Diesel train between Aylesbury and the depot. This connects with the London trains, and runs hourly. First train leaves Aylesbury at 10.25. (This information is correct at the time of goinq to press, but we reserve the riqht to alter or amend should circumstances dictate. Please check with the Publicity Officers.)

FACILITIES. On advertised steam davy; licht refreshments are available together with a wide range of souvenirs, badges, postcards, books, etc. Train rides are available and side shows may be present. Toilets are situated in the main building on platform 1, Ladies at the Bicester end (nearest to entrance) and gentlemen at the Aylesbury end.

CAR PARKING. Ample FREE car parking facilities are available at all times.

REGISTERED CHARITY. The Society is a registered charity, No. 263669.

REGISTERED OFFICE. The Registered Office is: The Railway Station, Quainton, Near Aylesbury, Bucks. HP22 4BY.

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The text in this Quainton Railway Society publication was written in 1976 and so does not reflect events in the 41+ years since publication. The text and photographs are repeated verbatim from the original publication, with only a few minor grammar changes but some clarifying notes are added if deemed necessary. The photos from the original publication are provided as scans in this internet version of this long out of print publication.

Quainton Guide 1976

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