Backney Halt railway station

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Backney Halt
Backney Halt, near Ross-on-Wye geograph-2714607-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
View southward, towards Ross-on-Wye and Gloucester
Location
Place Ross-on-Wye
Area Herefordshire
Operations
Original company Great Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
17 July 1933 Station opens
12 February 1962 Station closes
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
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Hereford, Ross
and Gloucester Railway
Welsh Marches Line (S&HR)
Cotswold Line (OW&WR)
Hereford, Hay and
Brecon Railway
Hereford Barrs Court
Hereford Barton
River Wye
Rotherwas Junction
ROF Rotherwas
Welsh Marches Line (NA&HR)
Dinedor tunnel
Holme Lacy
Ballingham tunnel
Ballingham
River Wye (Ballingham Bridge)
Fawley Tunnel
Fawley
River Wye
Backney Halt
River Wye
Ross-on-Wye
Ross and Monmouth Railway
Weston under Penyard Halt
Mitcheldean Road & Forest of Dean
Junction Railway
Mitcheldean Road
Lea Line tunnel
Longhope
Blaisdon Halt
Gloucester to Newport Line
Grange Court
Grange Court Junction
Gloucester to Newport Line

Backney Halt railway station was a request stop in the English county of Herefordshire. It was located on the Great Western Railway line linking Ross-on-Wye and Hereford.

History[edit]

Opened by the Great Western Railway, the station then passed on to the Western Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. It closed in 1962, two years before the actual railway was closed to passengers in 1964.

References[edit]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ross-on-Wye   Hereford, Ross and Gloucester Railway
British Railways
  Fawley

Coordinates: 51°56′35″N 2°36′25″W / 51.94303°N 2.60694°W / 51.94303; -2.60694