Wendling railway station

Wendling railway station was a railway station in Wendling, Norfolk on the Great Eastern line between Dereham and King's Lynn.[2] It closed in 1968.

Wendling
Site of Wendling railway station, Norfolk.jpg
Site of Wendling railway station -now A47
LocationWendling, Norfolk
England
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyLynn and Dereham Railway[1]
East Anglian Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Key dates
11 Sep 1848Opened[1]
13 July 1964closed for freight
9 Sep 1968Closed to passengers

This section of the former railway has been used for improvements to the A47, with the site of the station being lost under the roadworks.

The station featured in the Dad's Army episodes Battle School and The Day the Balloon Went Up.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Fransham
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern
Lynn and Dereham Railway
  Scarning
Line and station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b 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.
  2. ^ British Railways Atlas (1947), p.18.

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Coordinates: 52°40′51″N 0°51′23″E / 52.6807°N 0.8563°E / 52.6807; 0.8563