Countess Park railway station

Countess Park railway station served the village of Bellingham, Northumberland, England from 1859 to 1861 on the Border Counties Railway.

Countess Park
LocationBellingham, Northumberland
England
Coordinates55°07′N 2°13′W / 55.12°N 2.21°W / 55.12; -2.21Coordinates: 55°07′N 2°13′W / 55.12°N 2.21°W / 55.12; -2.21
Grid referenceNY871768
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Key dates
1 December 1859 (1859-12-01)Opened
1 February 1861 (1861-02-01)Closed

HistoryEdit

The station opened as a temporary terminus on 1 December 1859 by the North British Railway. The station was situated on the south side of an unclassified road between Heugh and High Countess Park. A run-around loop and temporary platform were provided by the NBR. The station closed completely when the line was extended north on 1 February 1861.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Disused Stations: Countess Park". Disused Stations. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 137. OCLC 931112387.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Reedsmouth
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Border Counties Railway
  Wark
Line and station closed