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Staward Halt is a closed stone built railway station situated on a single track branch railway line in Northumberland, England, that ran from Allendale through to Hexham.

Staward Halt
Stawart Halt Station.jpg
Station building in 2007.
Location
PlaceHigh Staward, Catton
AreaNorthumberland
Grid referenceNY806597
Operations
Original companyHexham and Allendale Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
North Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms1
History
13 January 1868Station opened to goods as Staward
1 March 1869Station opens to passengers
22 September 1930Station closed to passengers
1 April 1939Station renamed Staward Halt
20 November 1950Station closed to freight
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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HistoryEdit

Authorised in 1865 the Hexham to Allendale Railway was opened in stages, first to Langley-on-Tyne in 1867, then to Allendale (then known as Catton Road) in 1869. Built to carry freight, primarily the product of local lead mines, the line eventually opened to passengers. The passenger service was run by the North Eastern Railway who took over the line in July 1876.

The station was closed to passengers in September 1930, and for freight when the line closed on 20 November 1950.

Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Langley-on-Tyne   London and North Eastern Railway
Hexham and Allendale Railway
  Allendale

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