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Compton Halt was a small single platform halt on the Wombourne Branch Line. It was opened by the Great Western Railway in 1925 and closed in 1932. Poor patronage was a factor in the closure of the line and Compton Halt's existence was similarly blighted.

Compton Halt
Site of Compton Halt, only the platform remains..jpg
Site of Compton Halt, only the platform remains
Location
PlaceCompton
AreaWolverhampton
Coordinates52°35′10″N 2°10′26″W / 52.5861°N 2.1739°W / 52.5861; -2.1739Coordinates: 52°35′10″N 2°10′26″W / 52.5861°N 2.1739°W / 52.5861; -2.1739
Grid referenceSO883987
Operations
Post-groupingGreat Western Railway
Platforms1
History
1925Station opened
1932Station closed
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

Only the platform remains but is heavily overgrown and is partly decayed. The halt is now part of the South Staffordshire Railway Walk.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Tettenhall   Great Western Railway
"The Wombourne Branch" (1925-1932)
  Penn Halt

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Further readingEdit

  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2009). Wolverhampton to Shrewsbury. Middleton Press. fig. 40. ISBN 9781906008444. OCLC 286385795.