Morton Road railway station

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Morton Road
Location
Place Morton by Bourne
Area South Kesteven
Coordinates 52°48′04″N 0°21′41″W / 52.8010°N 0.3615°W / 52.8010; -0.3615Coordinates: 52°48′04″N 0°21′41″W / 52.8010°N 0.3615°W / 52.8010; -0.3615
Grid reference TF105239
Operations
Line Bourne & Sleaford[1]
Original company Great Northern Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping LNER
Platforms 1
History
1872 opened
1930 closed (passengers)
1964 closed (goods)
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Morton Road railway station was a station serving the village of Morton, Lincolnshire on the Great Northern Railway Bourne and Sleaford railway. It opened in 1872 and closed to passengers in 1930.[2] The section from Bourne through Morton to Billingborough remained open for goods until 1964.[3]

Following closure the station buildings and yard were used for a local crawler tractor distributor.[4] The main building is now a private residence and a housing development Old Station Yard now occupies the rest of the site.

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Rippingale   Great Northern Railway
Bourne and Sleaford Railway
  Bourne

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bourne-Sleaford Line (1365418). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
  2. ^ British Railways Atlas. 1947. p. 17. 
  3. ^ Morton Road railway station (507045). PastScape. English Heritage. Retrieved 2010-12-15.
  4. ^ Peter Howie (1971). "MORTON ROAD STATION Ex G. N. R.". Retrieved 26 March 2010. 

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