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By Alan Watkins,Brenda Morris

The Banbury & Cheltenham Direct Railway, which the Chipping Norton Railway is part of, built in different levels. the 1st part to open was once the department from Kingham to Chipping Norton at the Oxford, Worcester & Wolverhampton Railway in 1855. The part from Chipping Norton to King's Sutton (just south of Banbury at the nice Western Railway major line) was once accomplished in 1881. the road ran via a couple of stations, together with Hook Norton, Bloxham, Adderbury and King s Sutton, prior to getting into Banbury. In 1951, British Railways withdrew passenger prone among Chipping Norton and King s Sutton. A landslide at Hook Norton in 1958 prompted freight prone to be halted among Hook Norton and Chipping Norton. Chipping Norton Railway is an engaging account of the folks who labored the road, those that rode it and people who commit it to memory fondly still.

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