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Claypole railway station

Claypole railway station was a station in Claypole, Lincolnshire[1] that was in operation from 1852 to 1957.

Claypole
Site of Claypole station on ECML, 1983 - geograph.org.uk - 3111017.jpg
Site of the station in 1983
Location
PlaceClaypole, Lincolnshire
AreaSouth Kesteven
Coordinates53°01′51″N 0°43′26″W / 53.0308°N 0.7240°W / 53.0308; -0.7240Coordinates: 53°01′51″N 0°43′26″W / 53.0308°N 0.7240°W / 53.0308; -0.7240
Grid referenceSK856489
Operations
Original companyGreat Northern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms2
History
1 August 1852 (1852-08-01)Station opened
16 September 1957 (1957-09-16)Station closed for passengers
6 July 1964closed for freight
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

HistoryEdit

The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) on 1 August 1852.[2]

The station was closed on 16 September 1957.[2] The present East Coast Main Line still passes through the site, the railway skirting the village on its eastern side.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Hougham
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Newark North Gate
Line and station open

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  2. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 62. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.

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