Mystery Month – The Taplow Station Haunting

img_2989-001 Taplow Station

Thank you to Dave Henwood for sharing this story for the “mystery month” series, which involved one of his colleagues just a few years ago.

Dave wrote ……Taplow Railway Station is said to be haunted by a lady who manifests herself on the seldom used Platform 1, usually towards the centre and east end of the station. The last sighting that I am aware of was a few years ago and involved a senior railway man of the time.

The story as told to me, was this…

“I had been called to Taplow late one frosty winter evening, to act as hand signaller after a signal at the London end of Platform 2 had become defective. My duties on this evening would be to relay instructions from the signalman to the driver, authorising drivers to pass the signal which was being held at “Danger” with its red aspect casting a pinkish…

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