Gobowen Railway Station

Gobowen railway station is a railway station on the Shrewsbury to Chester Line of the former Great Western Railway's London (Paddington) to Birkenhead via Birmingham (Snow Hill) line, serving the small town of Gobowen in Shropshire, England. It is the nearest station to the town of Oswestry. The original station building was designed by Thomas Mainwaring Penson, and has been designated by English Heritage as a Grade II listed building.

As of January 2011, train services run on two routes;

  • Arriva Trains Wales service from Birmingham International to Holyhead.
  • Arriva Trains Wales service from Holyhead to Cardiff.

Gobowen station is 17+3⁄4 miles (29 km) north west of Shrewsbury railway station.

Read more about Gobowen Railway StationBuildings, Cambrian Heritage Railway

Other articles related to "gobowen railway station, gobowen, railways, railway, station":

Gobowen Railway Station - Cambrian Heritage Railway
... Gobowen station may become in the near future the northern terminus of the proposed Cambrian Heritage Railways line to Llynclys, Pant and Blodwel via Oswestry ... The coal yard at Gobowen is to be bought by Shropshire Council for railway related uses, including car parking for the station ... If the plans are realised the station would have three platforms, one of which would be for the Heritage Railway ...

Famous quotes containing the words station and/or railway:

    To act the part of a true friend requires more conscientious feeling than to fill with credit and complacency any other station or capacity in social life.
    Sarah Ellis (1812–1872)

    Her personality had an architectonic quality; I think of her when I see some of the great London railway termini, especially St. Pancras, with its soot and turrets, and she overshadowed her own daughters, whom she did not understand—my mother, who liked things to be nice; my dotty aunt. But my mother had not the strength to put even some physical distance between them, let alone keep the old monster at emotional arm’s length.
    Angela Carter (1940–1992)