Rowan Halt railway station

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Rowan Halt
Rowan Halt by Rowan Avenue Elm Drive Aldrington.jpg
Rowan Halt station
Location
Place Hove
Area Brighton & Hove
Operations
Original company Southern Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Platforms 1[1]
History
18 December 1933 Opened[2]
1 January 1939 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Rowan Avenue junction with Elm Drive

Rowan Halt railway station,[3][4] was a railway station in Hove, in East Sussex, England which opened in 1934 and closed on 1st Jan 1939; the layout and curvature of Rowan Avenue indicates where the branch ran.[5]

The station served the Aldrington Estate (then being built by T. J. Braybon & Sons Ltd) - and "enabled residents working in Brighton or Hove to return home for their cooked meal at lunchtime".[5]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Aldrington   London, Brighton and South Coast Railway
Brighton and Dyke Railway
(1887-1939)
  Golf Club Halt

References[edit]

  1. ^ H P White (1976). Forgotten Railways: South East England. ISBN 0-7153-7286-6. 
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 200. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  3. ^ Harding, Peter A. The Dyke Branch Line. ISBN 0-9523458-5-4. 
  4. ^ Clark, Paul (1976). The Railways of Devil's Dyke. Crown Press Keighley Ltd. ISBN 0-902844-35-0. 
  5. ^ a b "Sussex Branch Lines - Two Branches and a Siding". Retrieved 2007-09-09. 

Coordinates: 50°50′24″N 0°11′41″W / 50.8399°N 0.1947°W / 50.8399; -0.1947