Category Archive: Railway

Celebrating 175 years of the Didcot to Oxford branch line

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Radley in Pictures – a selection of images from 2015

    January 2015 Railway electrification works underway at Radley Station, 18th January 2015. The picture shows hollow cylindrical steel piles being loaded onto the wagon that will convey them to the installation sites along the track. The piles will be driven into the ground alongside the railway, using the two machines on the track, to form the foundations of the gantries that will …

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Featured Picture for January 2015

Railway electrification works underway at Radley Station, 18th January 2015. The picture shows hollow cylindrical steel piles being loaded onto the wagon that will convey them to the installation sites along the track. The piles will be driven into the ground alongside the railway, using the two machines on the track, to form the foundations of the gantries that will eventually support the high-voltage …

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Packed Public Meeting Demands End to Parking Charges at Radley Station

Standing room only! The village has not been as stirred up as this, by a single issue, since the Radley Lakes.   A packed public meeting in Radley Village Hall on Thursday has unanimously demanded the abolition of parking charges at Radley Rail Station. The demand was made at a specially convened public meeting, to …

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New Railway Station Car Park Extension Officially Opened …but now you’ll have to pay!

    The newly completed car park extension at Radley Railway Station was today officially opened by local MP, Nicola Blackwood. However the event also marks the end of free parking at the station, as charges will apply from Monday 13th May. Local people are very apprehensive that this will bring about a return to …

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Steam Event at Radley

On the morning of 19th April, LNER A4 Class 4-6-2 locomotive No 60019 Bittern [4464] called at Radley pulling The Cathedrals Express special service from Banbury to Southampton. Steam trains on the line through Radley are not uncommon but it is very rare for them to stop. (The last Continue reading »

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Radley’s New Railway Station Officially Reopened

County Councillor Ian Hudspeth, in the company of Richard Rowland,the Regional Manager for First Great Western,unveils the plaque commemorating the reopening of Radley Railway Stationon Monday 13th October 2008   After over two years of reconstruction work, Radley’s newly renovated railway station was officially reopened, on behalf of First Great Western, on Monday 13 October, by …

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Railway Station Adoption

Radley Railway Station may not be everyone’s favourite place at the moment, what with all the noise and mess. Yet it could be made into a place to be proud of. That is the message from First Great Western and Oxfordshire County Council who have entered into a join venture to get people to …

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Railway Station Adoption Scheme – Public Meeting Called

Have you ever wanted to get involved with your local railway station? Now you can. Train company Great Western Railway is not only responsible for operating most of our local trains, but also for managing 210 stations of which 20 are in Oxfordshire. Together with Oxfordshire County Council, First Great Western has re-launched the Station Adoption …

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Pictures of Radley Station in 1998

These pictures show Radley Station in July 1998 at the commencement of major refurbishments.                

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