Worcester Shrub Hill station was opened on 5th October 1850
Worcester Foregate Street station was opened on 17th May 1860
Henwick station was opened on 25th July 1859
Bransford Road station was opened on 1st September 1860
Malvern Link station was opened on 25th July 1859
Great Malvern station was opened on 25th May 1860
Malvern Wells station was opened on 25th July 1859
On 23rd May 2010, government officials, local councillors and various other
dignitaries joined local residents to commemorate and celebrate the 150th
anniversary of Worcester Foregate Street and Great Malvern stations.
Wikipedia entry for
Great Malvern Railway Station
and for Worcester Foregate Street, here.
The line from Great Malvern to Tewkesbury opened on 16th May 1864Click here to see and read the actual newspaper article which appeared in
the EVENING NEWS & TIMES on Monday 1st December 1952, covering the closure
of the Malvern to Aschurch line, which occurred on 29th November 1952.
In it's restoration, British Rail took the opportunity to re-work the station layout, which included a new booking office, waiting rooms and other facilities for rail travellers.
On 11th April 1986, Great Malvern station was severely damaged by fire.
And this image shows the day of the
re-opening of the station by the then
Chairman of British Rail, Bob Reid.
This picture was kindly sent to us by Mr Martin Worsley
Did You Know...
Famous People to have used Great Malvern station include:
King George V1 and Queen Elizabeth
* Lieutenant General Sir John Foley is a descendant of Lady Emily Foley and will be participating in the ceremonial anniversary events on 23rd May.
Last Updated: 30th May 2010