Burdett Road railway station

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Burdett Road
Location
Place Mile End
History
Opened by London and Blackwall Railway
Platforms 2
Key dates Opened 11 September 1871
Closed 21 April 1941
Replaced by Mile End
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Burdett Road was a railway station on Burdett Road in Mile End, east London, that opened in September 1871. It was on the London and Blackwall Extension Railway (LBER) which linked the London and Blackwall Railway (LBR) from Fenchurch Street station at Stepney with the Eastern Counties Railway (ECR) and London, Tilbury and Southend Railway (LTSR) at Bow. It was jointly owned by the LBR and ECR.

It remained open for nearly 70 years, but with the nearby Mile End station on the London Underground proving much more popular, and the demands placed on the railway system by the Second World War, the station was closed on 21 April 1941 and never re-opened. The surrounding area was heavily redeveloped after the war to make way for Mile End Park, and today little trace remains of Burdett Road station; the westbound platform space survives but is derelict.

References[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Stepney East
towards Fenchurch Street
  London and Blackwall Extension Railway   Bow Road
towards Stratford
  London, Tilbury and Southend Railway   Bow
towards Bow
  London, Tilbury and Southend Railway   Bromley
towards Barking

Coordinates: 51°31′06″N 0°01′53″W / 51.51823°N 0.03126°W / 51.51823; -0.03126