Liverpool Road Halt railway station

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This article is about the former railway station in Newcastle-under-Lyme. For other uses, see Liverpool Road railway station.
Liverpool Road Halt
Location
Place Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Area Newcastle-under-Lyme
Grid reference SJ846466
Operations
Pre-grouping North Staffordshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
1 May 1905 Opened
2 March 1964 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Liverpool Road Halt railway station was a railway station located in the north of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. It was opened in 1905 by the North Staffordshire Railway in connection with the introduction of railmotor services.[1]

The station had two short wooden platforms and was accessed via steps leading down from an overbridge on Liverpool Road, which now forms part of the A34.[2]

Unlike most of the other halts on the line it survived until the withdrawal of passenger services in 1964.[1] Although the platforms are long gone the trackbed can still be followed, the site of the halt now being occupied by a pedestrian underpass.[2]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Knutton Halt   London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Stoke-Market Drayton Line
  Brampton Halt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Christiansen, Rex; Miller, R. W. (1971). The North Staffordshire Railway. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-5121-4. 
  2. ^ a b Ballantyne, Hugh (2005). British Railways Past & Present: North Staffordshire and the Trent Valley. Past & Present Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85895-204-2. 

Coordinates: 53°01′02″N 2°13′47″W / 53.0171°N 2.2297°W / 53.0171; -2.2297