Rowan Halt railway station

Rowan Halt railway station,[3][4] was a railway station in Hove, in East Sussex, England which opened in 1933 and closed on 1 January 1939; the layout and curvature of Rowan Avenue indicates where the branch ran.[5]

Rowan Halt
Rowan Halt by Rowan Avenue Elm Drive Aldrington.jpg
Site of Rowan Halt station
LocationHove, Brighton & Hove
England
Platforms1[1]
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companySouthern Railway
Post-groupingSouthern Railway
Key dates
18 December 1933Opened[2]
1 January 1939Closed
Rowan Avenue junction with Elm Drive

LocationEdit

The station served the Aldrington Estate (then being built by T. J. Braybon & Sons Ltd), and "enabled residents working in Brighton or Hove to return home for their cooked meal at lunchtime".[5]


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Aldrington   London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Brighton and Dyke Railway
(1887-1939)
  Golf Club Halt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ H P White (1976). Forgotten Railways: South East England. ISBN 0-7153-7286-6.
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 200. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  3. ^ Harding, Peter A. The Dyke Branch Line. ISBN 0-9523458-5-4.
  4. ^ Clark, Paul (1976). The Railways of Devil's Dyke. Crown Press Keighley Ltd. ISBN 0-902844-35-0.
  5. ^ a b "Sussex Branch Lines - Two Branches and a Siding". Retrieved 9 September 2007.

Coordinates: 50°50′24″N 0°11′41″W / 50.8399°N 0.1947°W / 50.8399; -0.1947