Acrow Halt, Saffron Walden


Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

The long summer evenings make me want to go out and explore. So I set off to find an abandoned station.

East of Saffron Walden in Essex, on the road to Ashdon, the old railway bridge was the clue that I was in the right place.

I scrambled up the bank opposite the bridge and after only a few metres I was surprised to see the edge of the old platform. Still intact, but heavily overgrow, it stretched out before me.  I could clearly see white the concrete.

Climbing onto the platform, I made my way through some dense bushes and soon found the platform shelter.

This is, or was, Acrow Halt…..

Located just outside Saffron Walden on the Audley End to Bartlow branch, this line opened in 1865 but Acrow Halt wasn’t opened until March 1957. It was built to enable staff to get to the nearby Acrow factory…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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