G.W&UxbridgeRailway&west drayton 02 Traditional Geocache
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The uxbridge(vine street)branch line was a railway line between west drayton
and uxbridge. The line branched from g.w main line at west drayton and ran
two miles north to uxbridge vine street.
Check logbooks when doing series as some will contain at start of logbook coordinates numbers for bonus cache. .
Construction of the single track broad gauge line began in 1854,
And it opened to passengers in 1856. The track was relaid as
standard gauge in 1871 and doubled in 1880. The one intermediate
station at cowley opened in 1904. The line was closed to passengers
in 1962 and to frieght in 1964,and the track was lifted except for a
short streach to the middlesex oil works,which stayed open until 1979
And the section for frieght access to the truncated staines and
west drayton railway. The streach of land alongside brunel uni were
the track was sold by local council upon the lines closure to the collage
as it was at the time £65.000.
Otherwise a short piece of track at cowley is one of the few remaining
traces of the railway.
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