Riccall railway station

Riccall railway station was a railway station which served the village of Riccall, north of Selby, on the East Coast Main Line. It was opened in 1871, closed to passengers in 1958 and then closed to goods services in 1964;[1] the station building is now a private dwelling. In 1983 the Selby Diversion was opened which led to the closure of the railway line through Riccall;[2] the former trackbed is now the route of the A19 around the village.[3]

Riccall
Riccall railway station (site), Yorkshire (geograph 3491087).jpg
Site of the former station (2010)
LocationRiccall, Selby
England
Coordinates53°49′53″N 1°03′11″W / 53.831440°N 1.053120°W / 53.831440; -1.053120Coordinates: 53°49′53″N 1°03′11″W / 53.831440°N 1.053120°W / 53.831440; -1.053120
Grid referenceSE624376
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Key dates
1871Opened
1958Closed to passengers
1964Closed completely

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Historic England. "Riccall Station (500506)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 8 July 2018.
  2. ^ Suggitt, Gordon (2005). Lost railways of North and East Yorkshire. Newbury: Countryside Books. p. 120. ISBN 978-1-85306-918-5.
  3. ^ "Disused Stations: Selby Station". www.disused-stations.org.uk. Retrieved 8 July 2018.

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Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Selby
Line closed, station open
  York and Doncaster branch
East Coast Main Line (Old route)
  Escrick
Line and station closed