Cholsey & Wallingford Railway
5 Hithercroft Road
Oxfordshire OX10 9QD
The Cholsey & Wallingford Railway (C&WR) is a 2.5 mile (4 km) railway in the glorious Oxfordshire countryside. This excellent heritage railway gives visitors a round trip from Cholsey to Wallingford and return.
This line was closed by British Rail in 1965 however the Preservation Society which took over the line reintroduced regular tourist passenger services in 1997. Most services are composed of ex BR diesel hauled passenger coaches, however some visiting steam locomotives are used.
Operating Days & Tickets
Details of running days and ticket costs are accessed through the 'Operating Days' tab on the left hand menu bar on the Heritage Railway website (link below).
The C&WR museum tells the history of the line - from Great Western Railway days through the ownership by British Rail to the current Preservation era. Well worth a visit.
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Contact & Further Information
+44 (0)1491 835 067 (Recorded Information)
Cholsey Parish Church, Oxfordshire
Agatha Christie is buried in the St Mary's Parish Church at Cholsey. She lived in Cholsey Parish for the last thirty-five years of her life. The Church website has interesting information on the Church itself and of course on its famous parishioner. There is also an Agatha Christie 'Walk' on the Church website.
There are further articles on Agatha Christie in this website. Please go to: Agatha Christie Mile and Greenway
Contact & Further Information - Chosley Parish Church
The C&WR has two stations, the main one being at Cholsey on the National Rail line from Oxford to the West and London to the East. This is an ideal entry point to the C&WR especially for those visitors arriving by public transport.
The station at Wallingford has free car parking. Local bus timetable is available on the C&WR website
Full details and maps are accessed through the 'Find Us' tab on the left hand menu bar on the Heritage Railway website (link above).
Google Map - Cholsey and Wallingford Railway