North Rode railway station

North Rode railway station served the village of North Rode, Cheshire. The station was opened by the North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) in 1849 and formed the junction of the Churnet Valley Line from the main NSR line between Stoke-on-Trent and Macclesfield.[2]

North Rode
The site of North Rode Station (geograph 5076239).jpg
Site of the station (2016)
LocationBosley, Cheshire, Cheshire East
England
Coordinates53°11′55″N 2°09′01″W / 53.1987°N 2.1504°W / 53.1987; -2.1504Coordinates: 53°11′55″N 2°09′01″W / 53.1987°N 2.1504°W / 53.1987; -2.1504
Grid referenceSJ900668
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth Staffordshire Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Key dates
18 June 1849 (1849-06-18)Opened[1]
7 May 1962Closed to all traffic[1]

The station was some distance from the village and traffic was sparse however the station remained open until 1962 when it closed completely,[3] passenger traffic between North Rode and Leek having been withdrawn in 1960.[4]

RouteEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Macclesfield   North Staffordshire Railway
Stoke–Macclesfield
  Congleton
Macclesfield   North Staffordshire Railway
Churnet Valley Line
  Bosley

ReferencesEdit

Notes
Sources
  • Christiansen, Rex; Miller, Robert William (1971). The North Staffordshire Railway. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-5121-4.
  • Jeuda, Basil (1999). The Churnet Valley Railway. Lydney, Gloucestershire: Lightmoor Press. ISBN 978-1-899889-05-1.
  • 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.