- Ironbridge and Broseley railway station
Ironbridge and Broseley railway station was a railway station with two through platforms on the
Severn Valley RailwayLine in Shropshire, England.
The station was on a section of the Severn Valley Line north of
Bridgnorthand was demolished in 1966 to provide car parking space within the Severn Gorge. Until its closure on 25 November 1956, the signal boxcontrolled railway traffic around the station and the level crossingthat lead to the Iron Bridge. Closure of the signal box resulted in the token instruments being relocated to the Station Master's office.
Interestingly, photographs of the station running-in board show the station name as "IRON-BRIDGE & BROSELEY" (with hyphen). The
cast ironnameplate on the signal box read "IRON BRIDGE & BROSELEY SIGNAL BOX" (Iron and Bridge being separate words without hyphen). Although thought by some people to have been closed as part of the Beeching axein 1963its planned closure pre-dated his report.
A "pay and display" car park presently occupies the site.
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