Watford West Station

Watford West Station opened in 1912 on the short branch from Watford High Street to Croxley Green. Temporarily closed in 1996 it was officially closed without ceremony on 6 November 2002. Despite closing in 2002, twenty-five people purchased tickets to it between 2004 and 2005! The station buildings were demolished many years ago, the platform and red Network South East lamp posts have survived into … Continue reading Watford West Station

The Croxley Green branch in 2008

Some old shots from the former Croxley Green Branchline in Watford, Hertfordshire. The line was officially closed by Silverlink Trains on September 29th 2003, however passenger services stopped during March 1996 in the Network Southeast era when the A412 Watford Road was widened, resulting in the branch bridge crossing the road being demolished and never being replaced. Most of the former route will be reopened … Continue reading The Croxley Green branch in 2008