Newton Heath railway station

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Newton Heath
Newton Heath Station geograph-2158357.jpg
Westbound empty stock train in 1962
Location
Place Newton Heath
Area City of Manchester
Grid reference SD877011
Operations
Original company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1 December 1853 Opened
3 January 1966 Closed [1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Newton Heath Railway Station served the district of Newton Heath in east Manchester. It was opened by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway (LYR) on 1 December 1853 and was closed by British Railways on 3 January 1966. The station buildings were situated on the northwest side of Dean Lane, where that road passed over the LYR line from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale, and 300 yards north of Dean Lane. It was immediately adjacent to the large LYR Newton Heath steam locomotive shed. The is now served by Newton Heath and Moston Metrolink station, which opened on 28 February 2013.

References[edit]

  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. p. 171. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • The Oldham Loop by Jeffrey Wells (ISBN 1-870119-76-2)
  • The Manchester and Leeds Railway by Martin Bairstow
  • The Directory of Railway Stations by R.V.J. Butt, PSL, 1995 (ISBN 1-85260-508-1)
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Miles Platting   Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway   Moston

Coordinates: 53°30′22″N 2°11′10″W / 53.5062°N 2.1862°W / 53.5062; -2.1862