Skelmanthorpe railway station

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Skelmanthorpe
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Skelmanthorpe Station. The bridge carries Station Road over the Kirklees Light Railway.
Location
Place Skelmanthorpe
Area Kirklees
Grid reference SE230110
Operations
Original company Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Operated by Kirklees Light Railway
Platforms 1
History
1 September 1879 opened
24 January 1983 closed
26 December 1992 reopened
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Kirklees South Lines
To Heckmondwike
To Dewsbury and Wakefield
To Calderdale
Cooper Bridge
Bradley
Deighton1982 station
Deighton 1871-1930
Kirkheaton
Newtown goods
Huddersfield
Fenay Bridge and Lepton
Longwood and Milnsbridge
Lockwood
Golcar
Kirkburton
Netherton
Berry Brow
Slaithwaite
Healey House
Meltham
Honley
Marsden
Brockholes
To Saddleworth
Thongsbridge
Stocksmoor
Holmfirth
Shepley
Denby Dale
Shelley
to Penistone
Skelmanthorpe
Cuckoos Nest
Clayton West

Skelmanthorpe railway station is a station that was previously on the national rail network, and is now a station on the Kirklees Light Railway. Situated in Skelmanthorpe, West Yorkshire, England.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway as part of their 3.5 miles (5.6 km) branch line from Clayton West Junction on the Huddersfield and Sheffield Junction Railway (between Shepley and Denby Dale) to Clayton West.

References[edit]

Preceding station Heritage Railways  Heritage railways Following station
Shelley   Kirklees Light Railway   Cuckoos Nest
Disused railways
Shepley   L&YR
Clayton West branch
  Clayton West

Coordinates: 53°35′42″N 1°39′14″W / 53.59507°N 1.65397°W / 53.59507; -1.65397