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Stainland and Holywell Green railway station

Stainland and Holywell Green railway station served the villages of Stainland and Holywell Green in West Yorkshire, England from 1875 until 1929. Goods services ended in 1959.

Stainland and Holywell Green
Location
PlaceHolywell Green
AreaCalderdale
Coordinates53°40′24″N 1°51′51″W / 53.673299°N 1.864275°W / 53.673299; -1.864275Coordinates: 53°40′24″N 1°51′51″W / 53.673299°N 1.864275°W / 53.673299; -1.864275
Grid referenceSE090196
Operations
Pre-groupingLancashire & Yorkshire Railway
Platforms1
History
1 January 1875Opened
23 September 1929Closed to passengers
14 September 1959Closed to goods services
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
Stainland Branch
Greetland
Rochdale Road Halt
West Vale
Stainland and Holywell Green

The station consisted of a single platform to the west of a line curving from north (Greetland) to west (terminus), with a single station building and canopy.[1] The station site is now occupied by the Brookwoods Industrial estate, with the last section of the branch being used as an access road, passing under the bridge carrying Station Road.[2]


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
West Vale   L&YR
Stainland Branch
  Terminus

ReferencesEdit

  • Bairstow, Martin (1987). The Manchester and Leeds Railway: The Calder Valley Line. Halifax: Martin Bairstow. p. 28. ISBN 1-871944-22-8.
  1. ^ Suggitt, Gordon (2007). Lost railways of South & West Yorkshire. Newbury: Countryside Books. p. 80. ISBN 978-1-84674-043-5.
  2. ^ Andrew Stopford / John Lawrence. "North Dean (Stainland) Branch". Retrieved 3 January 2009.