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An early photograph of Corsham Station

It is believed that this is the second earliest photograph taken of a train at Corsham station.  It probably dates for 1893 or early 1894.  The engine, an ‘1854’ class of saddle tank, was built at Swindon Works in November 1892 and…
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'Huge step forward' for Corsham Station Campaign

In a previous update I reported on the decision for the Society’s Corsham Station Campaign to join TransWilts, now a registered Community Interest Company. Paul Johnson, its Chairman, was the first Chairman of the Swindon & Wiltshire…
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Corsham Railway Station: 50 years ago and the present day

Fifty Years Ago ... On 4 January 1965, Corsham Station closed – we have been without it for half a century. The station had been in existence for 124 years: it opened in June 1841, less than a mile from the eastern entrance to Box Tunnel,…
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Corsham Station: campaign update

As from April 2015 all decisions on major transport scheme funding will be devolved to Local Transport Boards. However, since March 2013 these Transport Boards, a key part of Local Enterprise Partnerships, have become responsible for prioritising…
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Corsham Station reopening included in top 10 schemes

Fortunately for me, Ruth Hopkinson, the new Chairman of Corsham Town Council, was unable to attend the Mayor-Making Ceremony in Bath a few weeks ago. I offered to attend in her place and enjoyed a most memorable and happy day. Greeted…