Claypole railway station

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

Site of Claypole station on ECML, 1983 - - 3111017.jpg
Site of the station in 1983
LocationClaypole, Lincolnshire, South 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
Other information
Original companyGreat Northern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1 August 1852 (1852-08-01)Station opened
16 September 1957 (1957-09-16)Station closed for passengers
6 July 1964closed for freight


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
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Newark North Gate
Line and station open


  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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