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A rural station on the Berks and Hants line between Newbury and Hungerford.
Railway type and traffic
Berks and Hants mainline from Reading to Exeter. Expect Intercitys, Adelantes (180s), and Thames Trains 165s.
DB Schenker and Hanson freights.
Rural - open fields. The Kennet and Avon canal runs close to the railway.
Take the A4 towards Hungerford from Newbury and follow the road for approximately 6 miles. You will come to a crossroads with Kintbury signposted to your left. If coming from the Hungerford direction, drive for approximately 3 miles to the same crossroads.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location Kintbury map co-ordinates
The station has a small car-park, and there is a British Waterways free car park next to the railway / canal.
Thames Trains run a half-hourly service from Reading to Bedwyn. There are no buses.Click here to set up your location for directions to this location
There are toilets in the British Waterways car park - although these may be locked. There is also a pub just across the canal from the car park. The main town is 1 minutes drive / 5 minutes walk from the station and has a local store and 2 more pubs.
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Kintbury general view map
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The sun appears to be practically overhead most of the day, as the line runs roughly east-west.
Links to photographs at this location
UK Railpics - Didcot and Kintbury
General views - All photographs © James Mayl unless otherwise stated
Fig 1 - Looking west
Fig 2 - Looking west
Fig 3 - Looking west
From the footbridge
Fig 4 - Looking east
From the footbridge
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