Clevedon & Portishead Railway Weston 1885 - 1940

Nationality:
British
based:
Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England, United Kingdom

In 1885 an act of Parliament was passed in order for a railway to be built between the three towns. It took so long to build a further act in 1890 was needed. It finally opened in December 1897. The last train ran in May 1940 and the railway closed due to financial difficulties.