Earswick railway station

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Earswick
Earswick station site geograph-3439814-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Location of the station
Location
Place Huntington
Area City of York
Coordinates 53°59′23″N 1°04′01″W / 53.989670°N 1.066870°W / 53.989670; -1.066870Coordinates: 53°59′23″N 1°04′01″W / 53.989670°N 1.066870°W / 53.989670; -1.066870
Grid reference SE612552
Operations
Original company York and North Midland Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
4 October 1847 Opened as Huntingdon
1 November 1874 Renamed Earswick
29 November 1965 Closed[1]
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Closed railway stations in Britain
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Earswick station (before 1874, known as Huntington station.) was a station on the York to Beverley Line north east of the City of York, England.

History[edit]

Huntington station opened on 4 October 1847 and served the villages of Huntington and New Earswick.

The station was renamed Earswick station on 1 November 1874.[2] It closed on 27 November 1965.

The station and platforms were demolished in 1970/1.[2] The Flag and Whistle pub now occupies the site where the station once stood.[citation needed]


Preceding station Disused railways Following station
York   Y&NMR
York to Beverley Line
  Warthill

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ a b "Station Name: Easrwick". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica. 16 April 2011. 

Sources[edit]

  • Bairstow, Martin (1990). Railways In East Yorkshire. Martin Bairstow. ISBN 1-871944-03-1. 
  • 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. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 

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