Station opened - 28th August 1854. (As Glastonbury)
Glastonbury & Street - July 1886
Station closed to all traffic - 7th March 1966
Grid Ref: 182 ST 491389
|The station consisted of two platforms, the northern
(down) platform being an island used by the Wells
branch trains. Both platforms had large wooden canopies, linked by a
footbridge situated at the eastern end of the station.
There was a large goods yard to the south of the station, with a goods shed, cattle docks, stables, coal yard and cranes. To the north of the station was a siding and numerous buildings belonging to the engineer's department.
The station area and goods yard were controlled by a 29 lever wooden signal box located at the western end of the up platform, with the level crossing at the eastern end of the station being controlled by a separate gate keepers hut.
The branch to Wells was closed to all traffic on the 29th of October 1951. The station finally closed on the 7th of March 1966.
Copyright © Kevin Clapcott
Most recent revision Friday August 10, 2007