California Halt railway station

California Halt was a railway station on the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway which served the Norfolk village of California, England.

California Halt
General information
LocationCalifornia, Great Yarmouth
Grid referenceTG514147
Other information
Post-groupingMidland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Key dates
17 July 1933Opened
September 1939Closed
June 1948Reopened
27 September 1958Last day of services
2 March 1959Official closure


Opened by the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway, the station was closed as a wartime measure before passing briefly to the Eastern Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948 only to be closed by the British Railways in 1959.

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Scratby Halt   Midland and Great Northern
Yarmouth Line
  Caister Camp Halt


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  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.
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Coordinates: 52°40′18″N 1°43′01″E / 52.67164°N 1.71707°E / 52.67164; 1.71707