Southburn railway station

Southburn railway station was a railway station on the Selby to Driffield Line. It opened on 1 May 1890 and served the villages of Southburn and Kirkburn in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It closed on 20 September 1954 but the line remained open as a through route for excursions until complete closure on 14 June 1965. Little remains of the station with the exception of the platform edges and the station cottages. A farm building occupies the place of the demolished station building.[1]

Southburn
Location
PlaceSouthburn
AreaEast Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates53°58′26″N 0°29′10″W / 53.9738°N 0.4861°W / 53.9738; -0.4861Coordinates: 53°58′26″N 0°29′10″W / 53.9738°N 0.4861°W / 53.9738; -0.4861
Grid referenceSE 9939 5414
Operations
Original companyScarborough, Bridlington and West Riding Junction Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms2
History
1890Opened
1954Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
Station cottages (2008)

ReferencesEdit

  • Bairstow, Martin (1990). Railways In East Yorkshire. Martin Bairstow. ISBN 1-871944-03-1.
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  1. ^ "Station Name: Southburn". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica. 16 April 2011. Retrieved 12 December 2011.

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Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Bainton   North Eastern Railway
Selby to Driffield Line
  Driffield