Rushford railway station

Rushford railway station served the area of Longsight, historically in Lancashire, England, from 1840 to 1843 on the Manchester and Birmingham Railway.

General information
LocationLongsight, Lancashire
Coordinates53°27′13″N 2°11′57″W / 53.4537°N 2.1991°W / 53.4537; -2.1991
Grid referenceSJ868952
Other information
Original companyManchester and Birmingham Railway
Pre-groupingManchester and Birmingham Railway
Key dates
4 June 1840 (1840-06-04)Opened
10 April 1843 (1843-04-10)Closed


The station was opened on 4 June 1840 by the Manchester and Birmingham Railway. It was a very short-lived railway station, only being open for under 3 years before closing on 10 April 1843.[1] It was replaced by Longsight.[2]


  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 201. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales – a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 371. OCLC 931112387.