Saffron Walden Railway

The Saffron Walden Railway was a branch of the Great Eastern Railway between Audley End and Bartlow on the Stour Valley Railway between Shelford to Haverhill, a distance of 7.25 miles (11.67 km).

The line was opened between Audley End and Saffron Walden on 21 November 1865 and to Bartlow in 1866. The line was the initiative of the local Gibson family whose bank helped to finance the railway. It remained independent until 1 January 1877 when the Great Eastern Railway purchased the line.

At Audley End services served a separate platform, of which the building still remains in the current car park (52°00′15″N 0°12′28″E / 52.0043°N 0.2077°E / 52.0043; 0.2077).

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