Brook Street Halt railway station

Brook Street Halt railway station served the town of Llangollen, Denbighshire, Wales, from 1905 to 1915 on the Pontcysyllte branch.

Brook Street Halt
LocationLlangollen, Denbighshire
Wales
Coordinates53°00′33″N 3°03′40″W / 53.0093°N 3.0611°W / 53.0093; -3.0611Coordinates: 53°00′33″N 3°03′40″W / 53.0093°N 3.0611°W / 53.0093; -3.0611
Grid referenceSJ289463
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Western Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Western Railway
Key dates
1 May 1905 (1905-05-01)Opened
22 March 1915 (1915-03-22)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 1 May 1905 by the Great Western Railway.[1] It was situated on the north side of Brook Street. On the south side of the level crossing was the ground level, timber-built signal box. When the bus services were introduced in 1912, the station was rendered obsolete and closed on 22 March 1915. The signsl box closed in 1927.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 99. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Disused Stations:Brook Street Halt". Disused Stations. Retrieved 15 May 2021.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Pant Halt
Line and station closed
  Great Western Railway
Pontcysyllte branch
  Rhos (GWR)
Line and station closed