Bilney railway station

Bilney railway station was located on the line between East Winch and Narborough and Pentney.[2] It served the village of West Bilney, and closed in 1866.

Bilney
Location
PlaceWest Bilney
AreaNorfolk
Operations
Original companyLynn and Dereham Railway[1]
East Anglian Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Eastern Railway
History
27 Oct 1846Opened[1]
1 Aug 1866Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
East Winch
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Lynn and Dereham Railway
  Narborough and Pentney
Line and station closed

HistoryEdit

The Bill for the Lynn and Dereham Railway (L&DR) received Royal Assent on 21 July 1845. The line and its stations were opened on 27 October 1846 as far as Narborough. Bilney station opened with the line. The L&DR was taken over by the East Anglian Railway on 22 July 1847. Nineteen days later, on 10 August 1847, the line reached Swaffham.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ Dewick, Tony (2002). Complete Atlas of Railway Station Names. Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-2798-6.
  3. ^ C.J. Allen[full citation needed]


Coordinates: 52°42′26″N 0°32′59″E / 52.70724°N 0.54982°E / 52.70724; 0.54982