Cornbrook railway station

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Cornbrook
Location
Place Old Trafford
Area Trafford
Coordinates 53°28′09″N 2°16′07″W / 53.4693°N 2.2686°W / 53.4693; -2.2686Coordinates: 53°28′09″N 2°16′07″W / 53.4693°N 2.2686°W / 53.4693; -2.2686
Operations
Original company Manchester, South Junction and Altrincham Railway
History
1 June 1856 (1856-06-01) Opened
1 June 1865 (1865-06-01) Closed
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Closed railway stations in Britain
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Cornbrook railway station was opened on the south side of Cornbrook Road in the St. George's area of Manchester[1] on 1 June 1856 by the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway (MSJAR)[2] to serve the nearby Pomona Gardens; there were four trains daily in each direction.[3] It closed on 1 June 1865,[2] the last trains having called on 31 May 1865.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dixon, Frank (1994) [1973]. The Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway. The Oakwood Library of Railway History (2nd ed.). Headington: Oakwood Press. p. 171. ISBN 0-85361-454-7. OL34. 
  2. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 69. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ Dixon 1994, p. 33
  4. ^ Dixon 1994, p. 41
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Old Trafford
Line and station open
  Manchester, South Junction and Altrincham Railway   Knott Mill and Deansgate
Line closed, station open