Weston railway station (Lincolnshire)

Weston railway station was a station in Weston, Lincolnshire on the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway, Built by the Norwich and Spalding Railway and opened on 15 November 1858.[2][3] It was on the main line between the Midlands and the Norfolk Coast, a route commonly used by holidaymakers in the summer months. It closed to passengers on 2 March 1959.[2][3] The line divided west of here, some trains running in to terminate at Spalding and others carrying on west into the Midlands.[4]

Weston
LocationEngland
Grid referenceTF281228
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorwich and Spalding Railway
Pre-groupingMidland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Post-groupingMidland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Key dates
1858Opened
2 March 1959Closed for passengers[1]
3 February 1964closed for freight
A 1903 Railway Clearing House map of railways in the vicinity of Weston (upper centre)
The former station, 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the village
Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Line closed, station open
Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Line and station closed
Line and station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ a b Historic England. "Weston railway station (507105)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 21 August 2011.
  3. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 246. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  4. ^ British Railways Atlas 1947. Ian Allan. 7 April 2011. p. 17. ISBN 9780711036437.

Coordinates: 52°47′15″N 0°05′59″W / 52.7874°N 0.0996°W / 52.7874; -0.0996