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Depot: Worcester


Depot Details
Depot Name Worcester
Depot Codes
CodeFromTo
215187531/01/1946
WOS187531/01/1950
85A01/02/195005/05/1973
WS06/05/1973
Date Closed 1985
Big 4 Company GWR
British Railways Region WR
GWR Division WORCESTER
Information SO85705555
1947 Directions The shed is in the triangle of the Shrub Hill-Foregate Street-Droitwich lines. The yard is partially visible from all three lines.

From Shrub Hill Station.
Turn right outside Worcester Shrub Hill Station along a narrow footpath running parallel to the railway. Go down the steps at the end of the path, and turn left into Tolladine Road. Another footpath leads from the right hand side of this road (about 50 yards further on) to the shed. Walking time 5 minutes.

From Foregate Street Station.
Turn left outside Worcester Foregate Street Station into Foregate Street. Turn left into Sansome Street and continue into Lowesmoor. Fork right into Lowesmoor Place, and continue into Tolladine Road. A footpath leads. to the shed from the left hand side of this road just before the railway overbridge. Walking time 15 minutes.

Note. The works are on the opposite side of the line to the shed, and the entrance is in Tolladine Road.
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Chronology
DateEvent
1875Change of code to 215
1875Change of code to WOS
01/02/1950Change of code to 85A
12/1965Closed to steam locomotives
06/05/1973Change of code to WS
1985Depot closed