Dunham railway station

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Dunham
Dunham railway station.jpg
Location
Place Little Dunham
Area Norfolk
Operations
Original company Lynn and Dereham Railway[1]
East Anglian Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
11 Sep 1848 Opened as
Little Dunham[1]
Sep 1851 Renamed Dunham
9 Sep 1968 Closed to passengers
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
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Dunham railway station was located in Little Dunham, Norfolk on the Great Eastern Railway line between Swaffham and Dereham.[2] It closed in 1968 as part of the Beeching Axe.[3] Beeching's report intended to retain the King's Lynn - Dereham - Norwich line (which was in fact closed) the local stations however, were recommended for closure in the report.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Sporle
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Lynn and Dereham Railway
  Fransham
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ British Railways Atlas (1947), p. 17
  3. ^ Panoramio - Photo of The old Dunham Railway Station

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Coordinates: 52°41′06″N 0°45′43″E / 52.6849°N 0.7620°E / 52.6849; 0.7620