Wheldrake railway station

Wheldrake railway station served the village of Wheldrake, East Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1913 to 1968 on the Derwent Valley Light Railway.

Wheldrake
Wheldrake railway station (site), Yorkshire (geograph 6134875).jpg
The site of the station in 2019
LocationWheldrake, East Riding of Yorkshire
England
Coordinates53°53′36″N 0°58′29″W / 53.8934°N 0.9747°W / 53.8934; -0.9747Coordinates: 53°53′36″N 0°58′29″W / 53.8934°N 0.9747°W / 53.8934; -0.9747
Grid referenceSE674446
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyDerwent Valley Light Railway
Key dates
21 July 1913 (1913-07-21)Opened
1 September 1926Closed to passengers
1968 (1968)Closed to freight

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 21 July 1913 on the Derwent Valley Light Railway. Just to the west was a goods yard. The station closed to passengers on 1 September 1926 [1] and to freight in 1968.[2] The station building was dismantled and rebuilt in Murton Park in 1997.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Quick, M E (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales - a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 425. OCLC 931112387.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Wheldrake Station (1048626)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Wheldrake railway station (site),... (C) Nigel Thompson :: Geograph Britain and Ireland". Geograph. Retrieved 19 January 2020.

External linksEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Elvington
Line private, station closed
  Derwent Valley Light Railway   Cottingwith
Line private, station closed