Britain >South >Mangotsfield Staplehill West Warmley


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Collected date 11/05/08

Mangotsfield is a closed station on the Bristol and Bath Railway Path, and we arrived by cycle on a hot day to this view:

Mangotsfield station

Mangotsfield was a junction station; this is the southern branch towards Bath:

Mangotsfield southern platform

Looking southeast along the island between the two diverging lines:

Mangotsfield island platform

On the island platform are sculptures of an old case, and of tickets for Mangotsfield:

Mangotsfield case and tickets

Looking westwards on the island platform. The trees are planted where the station's columns once stood, forming a new kind of canopy:

Mangotsfield island platform

The platforms on the island were bordered by walls at their eastern end. The wall in front of the southern platform:

Mangotsfield southern wall

Looking east along the northern wall:

Mangotsfield northern wall looking east

Looking west along the northern wall:

Mangotsfield northern wall looking west

Some small walls in the centre, presumably remnants of the station buildings:

Mangotsfield centre

Looking west along the line:

Mangotsfield, looking west