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Date opened: October 1851 (first appeared in timetable) Location: On the north side of a sharp bend in an unnamed minor road
Company on opening: Buckinghamshire Railway
Date closed to passengers: 1.1.1968
Date closed completely: 1.1.1968
Company on closing: British Railways (London Midland Region)
Present state: Both platforms are extant as are the buildings on the west bound platform. The station house is lived in but the other statioin buildings appear derelict and unused.
The station buildings were located at the end of the platform on the down side of the line and are the only station buildings still extant on the Oxford-Bletchley line. There was a single siding on the down side serving a small goods yard. During WWII, a substantial yard known as Swanbourne Sidings with three roads accommodating 660 wagons was built 2.5 miles north east from the station. The yard remained busy until the 1960's. In the 1955 Modernisation Plan it was proposed to expand these sidings into a large marshalling yard but this plan was later abandoned.

[courtesy : http://www.disused-stations.org.uk]

Swanbourne Sidings (site of) - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne Sidings (site of) - 4 Mar 2014

Approaching Swanbourne - 4 Mar 2014

Approaching Swanbourne - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station building and yard - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station building and yard - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 4 Mar 2014

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

Swanbourne station - 27 Feb 2015

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