Railways in Broadwoodwidger Parish

 

 

 

Western Times, 23/7/1886 at p.7

 

An account of the opening of the Halwill-Launceston stretch of the railway, which featured the stations of Ashwater and Tower Hill, both in the Parish of Broadwoodwidger.

 

James Oag of Thorndon House was a Director and leading shareholder in the North Cornwall Railway Company.

Western Times, 23/7/1886 at p.7

 

Another section dealing with the special train which ran on the opening day.

Tower Hill Station

 

Diane Orchard recorded her memories of Tower Hill Station in 1985.  For extracts from her account, click on image.

Ashwater station (photo : courtesy Margaret May Yates)
Ashwater station (photo : courtesy Margaret May Yates)

Ashwater Station

 

Bert Moon recalls Ashwater and its station in his youth.  Click on image.