Norton Fitzwarren

Location type

Station

Name and dates

Norton Fitzwarren

Station code: NFZ National Rail
Opened on the Bristol and Exeter Railway.
Opened on the West Somerset Railway.
Opened on the Devon and Somerset Railway.


Dates

01/05/1843Bristol and Exeter Railway
Taunton to Beambridge opened. Stations on this section at: Norton Fitzwarren, Wellington (Somerset) and a temporary terminus at Beambridge while a tunnel was completed.
08/06/1871Devon and Somerset Railway
Norton Fitzwarren to Wivelscombe opened.
11/11/1890Bristol and Exeter Railway
10 passengers killed in crash at Norton Fitzwarren.
  /  /1936Minehead Railway West Somerset Railway
Norton Fitzwarren to Bishops Lydeard doubled.
  /02/1937Devon and Somerset Railway
Norton Fitzwarren to Milverton doubled, partly due to considerable Ilfracombe excursion traffic.
04/11/1940Bristol and Exeter Railway
27 passengers killed at Norton Fitzwarren due to a signal passed at danger.
  /  /1970Minehead Railway West Somerset Railway
Junction changed from Norton Fitzwarren to Silkmill Crossing, the branch running parallel to the main line to the junction.
16/06/1990#West Somerset Railway#
Bishops Lydeard to Norton Fitzwarren re-opened.

Books

West Somerset Railway
West Somerset Railway

West Somerset Railway (View from the Past)

West Somerset Railway (View from the Past)

West Somerset Railway Country Walks: From Our Stations

West Somerset Railway Guide Book 2016

West Somerset Railway in Colour

West Somerset Railway Official Guide

West Somerset Railway Official Guide

West Somerset Railway Recollections (Railways & Recollections)

West Somerset Railway Souvenir Guide

West Somerset Railway Souvenir Guide ~ Eighth Edition

West Somerset Railway Stations and Buildings
West Somerset Railway Stock Book
West Somerset Railway Stock Book and Spotters Guide
West Somerset Railway: Official Guide