Ranskill railway station

Ranskill railway station served the village of Ranskill, Nottinghamshire, England from 1849 to 1964 on the East Coast Main Line.

60019 Bittern passing through Ranskill.jpg
LNER 60019 passing through the site of the station in 2008
LocationNottinghamshire
England
Coordinates53°22′58″N 1°00′24″W / 53.3828°N 1.0068°W / 53.3828; -1.0068Coordinates: 53°22′58″N 1°00′24″W / 53.3828°N 1.0068°W / 53.3828; -1.0068
Grid referenceSK661877
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Northern Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
4 September 1849 (1849-09-04)Opened
6 October 1958Closed to passengers
7 December 1964 (1964-12-07)Closed completely

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 4 September 1849 by the Great Northern Railway.[1] During the Second World War, there was a Royal Ordnance Factory located on the up side with its own factory station. The station was closed to passengers on 6 October 1958 and was closed completely on 7 December 1964.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 337. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ "Site of former Ranskill station, East Coast Main Line 1992". Geograph. Retrieved 1 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Pastscape - Detailed Result: Ranskill". Pastscape. Retrieved 1 March 2017.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Scrooby
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Barnby Moor and Sutton
Line open, station closed