Location type


Names and dates

Gloucester [GWR]
Gloucester Central

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.

Station code: GCR National Rail
Where: West and South West England, England
Opened on the Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway.
Opened on the Cheltenham and Great Western Union Railway (Great Western Railway).


04/11/1840Birmingham and Gloucester Railway
Standard gauge line opened from Gloucester, Tramway Junction, to Cheltenham, Lansdown Junction.
08/07/1844Bristol and Gloucester Railway
Standish Junction to Gloucester opened. The Great Western Railway had running powers from Standish Junction to Gloucester.
12/05/1845Cheltenham and Great Western Union Railway (Great Western Railway)
Kemble Junction to Gloucester (Standish Junction) opened. Stations on this section at: Chalford, St Marys Crossing Halt, Brimscombe, Brimscombe Bridge Halt, Ham Mill Crossing Halt, Bowbridge Crossing Halt, Stroud, Downfield Crossing Halt, Caches Green Halt, Ebley Crossing Halt, Stonehouse and Gloucester. Standish Junction to Gloucester was owned by the Midland Railway.
19/09/1851Gloucester and Dean Forest Railway
Gloucester to Grange Court Junction with the South Wales Railway opened.