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Uxbridge


Uxbridge was recorded as Oxebruge c.1145 and the name is derived from a 7th century tribe, the Wixan, who settled here, and in the course of time this has been abbreviated to Ux. The bridge is an ancient one over the river Colne and has variant spellings until recorded as Uxbridge in 1398.

The original station was opened as UXBRIDGE on 4 July 1904, and was replaced by the present re-sited station on 4 December 1938.






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