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Huskisson railway station was located on the North Liverpool Extension Line near Huskisson Dock in Liverpool, England.

Huskisson
Location
PlaceKirkdale
AreaLiverpool
Coordinates53°25′33″N 2°59′27″W / 53.4257°N 2.9908°W / 53.4257; -2.9908Coordinates: 53°25′33″N 2°59′27″W / 53.4257°N 2.9908°W / 53.4257; -2.9908
Grid referenceSJ342926
Operations
LineNorth Liverpool Extension Line
Original companyCheshire Lines Committee
Pre-groupingCheshire Lines Committee
Platforms3[1][2][3]
History
1 July 1880Station opened for goods
13 July 1880Station opened for Aintree race traffic
2 August 1880Station opened for passengers
1 May 1885Station closed for passengers
August 1975Station closed completely[4][5]
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

The station opened in 1880 and closed to passenger traffic as early as July 1885. The site was within Huskisson Goods yards and continued in use as a freight depot until 1975. It was the terminus of the branch.

An enthusiasts' railtour visited the station on 13 June 1964.[6]

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Bolger, Paul (1984). An Illustrated History of the Cheshire Lines Committee. Merseyside: Heyday Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0-947562-00-7.
  • Butt, R. V. J. (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.
  • Gell, Rob (1985). An Illustrated Survey of Liverpool's Railway Stations 1830-1985. Crosby, Merseyside: Heyday Publishing. ISBN 978-0-947562-03-8.
  • Pixton, Bob (2007). Liverpool Manchester 2:Cheshire Lines. Southampton: Kestrel Railway Books. ISBN 978-1-905505-03-6.

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Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Walton on the Hill
Line and station closed
  Cheshire Lines Committee
North Liverpool Extension Line
  Terminus