Allhallows-on-Sea railway station

Allhallows-on-Sea station was the railway station for Allhallows-on-Sea, Kent from 1932 to 1961.

Allhallows-on-Sea
Allhallows-on-Sea station (1958).JPG
SECR H Class at station in 1958.
LocationAllhallows-on-Sea, Medway
England
Grid referenceTQ844783
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
Southern Region of British Railways
Key dates
16 May 1932Opened
4 December 1961Closed

It was opened partly on the 14 and fully on 16 May 1932. It had an island platform with a run-round loop. Originally the branch from Stoke Junction was single track, but it was doubled in 1935, and singled again in 1957.

The station closed on 4 December 1961 and was demolished in 1975, although the listed water tank remains.[1][2]

HistoryEdit

Opened by the Southern Railway the line passed on to the Southern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948 and was then closed by the British Transport Commission.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Middle Stoke Halt   16-5-1932 to 15-7-1932
SR
Hundred of Hoo Railway
  Terminus
Stoke Junction Halt   16-7-1932 to 31-12-1947
SR
Hundred of Hoo Railway
  Terminus
Stoke Junction Halt   1-1-1948 to
3-12-1961
BR(S)
Hundred of Hoo Railway
  Terminus

ReferencesEdit

Sources
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Station on navigable O.S. map

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°28′20″N 0°39′15″E / 51.47234°N 0.65417°E / 51.47234; 0.65417