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Station code: TAU National Rail
Where: West and South West England, England
Opened on the Bristol and Exeter Railway.


01/07/1842Bristol and Exeter Railway
Bridgwater to Taunton opened. Stations on this section at: Durston, Creech and Taunton.
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.
30/05/1875Bristol and Exeter Railway
First standard gauge train runs from Bristol Temple Meads to Taunton and Weston-super-Mare [1st] .