Tiptree railway station

Tiptree railway station was on the Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway, serving the village of Tiptree, Essex, England. The station was 3 miles 39 chains (5.61 km) from Kelvedon Low Level railway station.[1]

Tiptree
Tiptree railway station (postcard).JPG
Location
PlaceTiptree
AreaColchester
Operations
Original companyKelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms1
History
1 October 1904Opened
7 May 1951Closed
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

The station was opened in 1904. It was closed, along with the rest of the line for passengers, on 7 May 1951.[2]

A short siding ran from the station into the Wilkin & Sons jam factory for freight traffic.[3] The section between the jam factory and Kelvedon, through the closed Tiptree station, continued in use for freight traffic until 28 September 1962.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ELR: KET mileages".
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "A Potted History". Wilkin & Sons. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  4. ^ Keith Lovell (1999). "The Crab and Winkle Line". Tollesbury.org. Retrieved 26 July 2011.

External linksEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Inworth   Great Eastern Railway
Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway
  Tolleshunt Knights

Coordinates: 51°48′27″N 0°45′04″E / 51.8074°N 0.7511°E / 51.8074; 0.7511