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Nailsworth Station

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The Stonehouse & Nailsworth Railway by M. J. Hoy

The line opened in 1867 and it was intended it should link with other undertakings to reach Southampton but it never got beyond Nailsworth. Under the control of the the Midland Railway for much of its life it served various mills along the line. A short branch of 1886 ran from Dudbridge station into Stroud. It was finally closed in 1966.

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Nailsworth Station in 1989