Chettisham railway station
Remains in 1983
|Original company||Eastern Counties Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway|
|14 January 1847||Opened as Chittisham|
|1 August 1901||Renamed Chettisham|
|13 June 1960||Closed|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
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Chettisham railway station is a former railway station in Chettisham, Cambridgeshire. It was on the Great Eastern Railway route between Ely and March. Although the station closed in 1960, the line is still in use.
The Eastern Counties Railway (ECR) opened their line from Ely to March and Peterborough on 14 January 1847. The ECR was amalgamated with other railways in 1862 to form the Great Eastern Railway. The station was originally named Chittisham; it was renamed Chettisham on 1 August 1901.
The station closed to passengers on 13 June 1960 but was briefly reopened with temporary platforms as "Ely Temporary Station" in 1991/2 while Ely Station was being renovated in connection with the electrification of the main line from Cambridge to King's Lynn
|Preceding station||Historical railways||Following station|
Line open, station closed
|Great Eastern Railway||Ely
Line and station open
- British Railways Atlas.1947. p.11
- Allen, Cecil J. (1956) . The Great Eastern Railway (2nd ed.). Hampton Court: Ian Allan. p. 47.
- Allen 1956, p. 46
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 60,61. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
- Mitchell, V; Smith, K; Awdry, C; Mott, A (1993). Branch Lines Around March. Middleton Press. ISBN 1-873793-09-X.