Hedon Racecourse railway station

Hedon Racecourse railway station is a disused railway station on the North Eastern Railway's Hull and Holderness Railway to the west of Hedon in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was opened by the North Eastern Railway on 24 August 1888 to serve the newly opened Hedon Park Racecourse. The station was not timetabled and only operated on race days. The station was closed in 1909 when horse racing was terminated. The station was briefly re-opened as Hedon Halt between 14 August 1948 and 23 October 1948 to serve speedway meetings.

Hedon Racecourse
Hedon Racecourse railway Halt (site), Yorkshire (geograph 5658332).jpg
Site of the former station (2018)
General information
LocationSalt End, East Riding of Yorkshire
England
Coordinates53°44′53″N 0°13′35″W / 53.748000°N 0.226500°W / 53.748000; -0.226500Coordinates: 53°44′53″N 0°13′35″W / 53.748000°N 0.226500°W / 53.748000; -0.226500
Grid referenceTA169294
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyHull and Holderness Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1888Opened
1909Closed
1948Re-opened
1948Closed


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Marfleet   North Eastern Railway
Hull and Holderness Railway
  Hedon

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (October 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. OL 11956311M.
  • "Station Name: Hedon Racecourse". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica. 20 April 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2011.