Workman's train leaving Castlethorpe Station
Workmen's train leaving Castlethorpe Station
Castlethorpe Station early 1900s
Castlethorpe Station in the early 1900s
View of Castlethorpe Station c1950
Castlethorpe Station c.1950
As written.


Aug 2. Monday opening of Castlethorpe Station 1882

Mr Dunkley built the Station and his Foreman was John Rooker Rainbow Castlethorpe boy and Mr Jim Glass Station Master and Mr Rainbow got the Station Master to stop the 8/30 am No 1 Platform down fast line. I had first ½ Ticket Mr Rainbow took all his men and I for a ride to Road Station. Treated them all the Pub I as well and then returned back. All Thrupp and Village round come have first ride. They was surprised to see John Rainbow party get out of the Train. All Merry. That was No 4 Platform up Slow. All jump in off Wolverton then the Porters had Baskets of Cake and Buns to give to the children before they return back to Castlethorpe. Sports in Bob Varney Field and Tea Tent. Farmers all round send waggon load of Women and Family that was there transport. Lovely Waggon Painted up Harness Smart and Horses Look as They lived one of the Family. Band Played and All Waggon put up in Tom Amos Yard and Horses in the Stable. They all tried a drop of Amos Beer and Popp off home Happy ready for work the next day.

See: Chronciles - Farmer Amos Memories

Note: Farmer Amos rode on the first train out of the station and the last when the station closed.




Protesters riding on the last train.