Newcastle-under-Lyme railway station

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Newcastle-under-Lyme
Location
Place Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Area Newcastle-under-Lyme
Grid reference SJ852463
Operations
Pre-grouping North Staffordshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
6 September 1852 Opened
2 March 1964 Closed
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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Newcastle-under-Lyme railway station was a railway station that served the town of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England. It was opened by the North Staffordshire Railway in 1852.[1]

The station was located on King Street opposite the Borough Arms Hotel. A small goods yard was located on Water Street.[2]

No trace of the station remains today, as it was closed on 2 March 1964, although the route of the trackbed can still be found.[1]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Ballantyne, Hugh (2005). British Railways Past & Present: North Staffordshire and the Trent Valley. Past & Present Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85895-204-2. 
  2. ^ "Staffordshire Past Track - Newcastle Railway Station". Retrieved 2009-05-11. 

Links to Pictures[edit]

Engine and Guards Van at Newcastle-under-Lyme Station

Old Goods Shed at the Newcastle

Newcastle under Lyme Station

Site of station shortly after closure

Station Frontage

Coordinates: 53°00′50″N 2°13′15″W / 53.0139°N 2.2209°W / 53.0139; -2.2209