Llangybi railway station (Gwynedd)

Llangybi was a railway station located some distance from Llangybi, Gwynedd, Wales.

Llangybi
General information
LocationLlangybi, Gwynedd, Gwynedd
Wales
Coordinates52°56′03″N 4°18′45″W / 52.9342°N 4.3124°W / 52.9342; -4.3124Coordinates: 52°56′03″N 4°18′45″W / 52.9342°N 4.3124°W / 52.9342; -4.3124
Grid referenceSH 446 399
Platforms2[1][2]
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyCarnarvonshire Railway[3]
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway[3]
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Western Region of British Railways
Key dates
March 1869Opened for fairs and markets only[4]
January 1872Fully open[5][6]
7 December 1964Line and station closed[3][7]

The station was isolated and lightly used, but it had two platforms and remained open until the line closed because it was a crossing place where the otherwise single track route became twin track for a short distance.[8]

The line and station were closed in December 1964.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Ynys
Line and Station closed
  Carnarvonshire Railway   Chwilog
Line and Station closed

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • 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.
  • Johnson, Peter (1995). North Wales (Celebration of Steam). Shepperton: Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN 0-7110-2378-6.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Mitchell, Vic; Smith, Keith (2010). Bangor to Portmadoc: Including Three Llanberis Lines. Country Railway Routes. Midhurst: Middleton Press. ISBN 978-1-906008-72-7.
  • Quick, Michael (2009) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (4th ed.). Oxford: Railway & Canal Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-901461-57-5. OCLC 612226077.
  • Rear, W.G. (2012). Caernarvon & the Lines from Afonwen & Llanberis: 28: Scenes from the Past Railways of North Wales. Nottingham: Book Law Publications. ISBN 9-781907-094781.
  • Turner, Alun (2003). Gwynedd's Lost Railways. Catrine, Ayrshire: Stenlake Publishing. ISBN 9781840332599.

Further materialEdit

  • Clemens, Jim (2003) [1959-67]. North Wales Steam Lines No. 6 (DVD). Uffington, Shropshire: B&R Video Productions. BRVP No 79.
  • Dunn, J.M. (September 1958). Cooke, B.W.C. (ed.). "The Afonwen Line-1". The Railway Magazine. London: Tothill Press Limited. 104 (689).

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