Today, Ripple has no railway station, but nonetheless offers a lot of interesting relics of the old line, as well as plenty of interesting walks through some lovely countryside. The village also contains many pretty houses and is easy to get to by road.
Ripple is a small village consisting to all intents and purposes of one street, the appropriately named 'Station Road'. There is also a very quaint parish church and a pub, the Railway Inn, which continues the connection with the Railway to this day.
|Not a railway pic, but nevertheless: St Mary's in Ripple.|
|A clue as to the village's history.|
|The bridge joining Station Road to Bow Road, the last road crossing before Ripple Station.|
|The south wall of Station Road bridge.|
|The view over the north parapet is pretty overgrown!|
|'Ripple Station (remains), 1985'. Used courtesy of Ben Brooksbank via Creative Commons.|
|'Site of former Ripple Station, 1997'. Used courtesy of Ben Brooksbank via Creative Commons.|
|'43373 with 5.45 from Upton to Ashchurch'|
|'5.45 to Ashchurch'|
|'Ripple (MR), facing Malvern, 1934'|
|'Ripple Station, southward view'. Used courtesy of Ben Brooksbank via Creative Commons.|
|One of the surviving station signs today.|