Clifton (Mayfield) railway station

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This article is about the station in Clifton, Derbyshire. For the stations in other places called Clifton, see Clifton railway station.
Clifton (Mayfield)
Clifton (for Mayfield) station site geograph-3854011-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
The station in 1983
Location
Place Clifton
Area Derbyshire Dales
Coordinates 53°00′01″N 1°45′23″W / 53.0004°N 1.7564°W / 53.0004; -1.7564Coordinates: 53°00′01″N 1°45′23″W / 53.0004°N 1.7564°W / 53.0004; -1.7564
Grid reference SK164447
Operations
Original company North Staffordshire Railway
Pre-grouping North Staffordshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
3 May 1852 Station opened as Clifton
22 August 1893 renamed Clifton (Mayfield)
1 November 1954 Closed to passengers
1964 Final closure[1]
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Clifton (Mayfield) railway station was opened on 3 May 1852 by the North Staffordshire Railway[2] at Clifton on the southern fringes of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Originally named Clifton, it was renamed Clifton (Mayfield) on 22 August 1893, and was known as Clifton for Mayfield in some timetables.[2]

Clifton Station

It was on a branch from Rocester to Ashbourne and in 1899 it was met by the Ashbourne Line built by the London and North Western Railway from Buxton.[3]

The unique signal box in 1983

Regular passenger services ceased on 1 November 1954[2] and freight ended in 1964

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ashbourne   North Staffordshire Railway
Ashbourne Line
  Norbury and Ellaston

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ a b c Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 63. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ Bentley, J.M., Fox, G.K., (1997) Railways of the High Peak: Buxton to Ashbourne (Scenes From The Past series 32), Romiley: Foxline Publishing

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