Cayton railway station

Cayton railway station was a minor railway station serving the village of Cayton on the Yorkshire Coast Line from Scarborough to Hull and was opened on 5 October 1846 by the York and North Midland Railway. It closed on 5 May 1952.

Cayton
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Cayton railway station in 2007
Location
PlaceCayton
AreaScarborough
Coordinates54°13′38″N 0°22′40″W / 54.227123°N 0.377900°W / 54.227123; -0.377900Coordinates: 54°13′38″N 0°22′40″W / 54.227123°N 0.377900°W / 54.227123; -0.377900
Grid referenceTA058824
Operations
Original companyYork and North Midland Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms2
History
1846opened
1952closed
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

Like its neighbour at Gristhorpe, the former station house here remains standing as a private dwelling. The former signal box here has though been demolished, as the level crossing it worked has been converted to automatic barrier operation.[1][2] One platform has also survives, though it is heavily overgrown and difficult to see.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Cayton railway station (site), 2009 Thompson, Nigel Geograph.org.uk; Retrieved 23 June 2017
  2. ^ "Former railway station at Cayton, 1989" Brooksbank, Ben Geograph.org.uk; Retrieved 23 June 2017
  • 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.
Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Gristhorpe
Station closed; Line open
  Y&NMR
Hull and Scarborough Line
  Seamer
Station and Line open