Cossington railway station

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For the former station in Cossington, Leicestershire, see Cossington Gate railway station.
Cossington
Cossington former station geograph-3156227-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Station building (1987)
Location
Place Cossington
Area Sedgemoor
Coordinates 51°09′46″N 2°55′12″W / 51.1627°N 2.9201°W / 51.1627; -2.9201Coordinates: 51°09′46″N 2°55′12″W / 51.1627°N 2.9201°W / 51.1627; -2.9201
Grid reference ST357408
Operations
Original company Bridgwater Railway
Pre-grouping Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway
Post-grouping Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway
Platforms 1
History
21 July 1890 Opened
1 December 1952 Closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Cossington railway station was a station at Cossington on the Bridgwater branch of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway. Opened on 21 July 1890 by the Bridgwater Railway, it consisted of a single platform with a stone building and a siding. This was controlled from a ground frame, the hut from which is now on the East Somerset Railway.

The station closed when the service was withdrawn on 1 December 1952.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Edington Jn.
Line and station closed
  Somerset & Dorset Joint Railway
Bridgwater Railway
  Bawdrip Halt
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 69. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 

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