Kelso railway station

Kelso railway station served the town of Kelso, Scottish Borders, Scotland from 1851 to 1964 on the Kelso Line.

Kelso
LocationKelso, Scottish Borders
Scotland
Coordinates55°35′27″N 2°25′43″W / 55.5909°N 2.4285°W / 55.5909; -2.4285Coordinates: 55°35′27″N 2°25′43″W / 55.5909°N 2.4285°W / 55.5909; -2.4285
Grid referenceNT730331
Platforms3
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth British Railway
Pre-groupingNorth British Railway
Post-groupingLNER British Rail (Scottish Region)
Key dates
27 January 1851 (1851-01-27)Opened
15 June 1964 (1964-06-15)Closed for passengers
30 March 1968closed for freight

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 27 January 1851[1] by the North British Railway. Nearby were sidings with a goods and engine shed. The station closed to passengers on 15 June 1964.[2] The last freight train ran on 29 March 1968.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ M E Quick, Railway Passenger Stations in England Scotland and Wales—A Chronology, The Railway and Canal Historical Society, 2002, p. 232
  2. ^ "Kelso, Station Road, Station". Canmore. Retrieved 25 July 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Wallace Nick
Line and station closed
  North British Railway
Kelso Line
  Sprouston
Line and station closed