St Albans (London Road) railway station

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St Albans London Road
St Albans (London Rd) Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place St Albans
Area City and District of St Albans, Hertfordshire
Coordinates 51°44′42″N 0°19′40″W / 51.745078°N 0.327806°W / 51.745078; -0.327806Coordinates: 51°44′42″N 0°19′40″W / 51.745078°N 0.327806°W / 51.745078; -0.327806
Operations
Original company Hatfield and St Albans Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping LNER
Platforms 1
History
16 October 1865 Station opened[1]
1 October 1951 Station closed[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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St Albans London Road was one of several railway stations in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

History[edit]

A 1902 Railway Clearing House map of railways in the vicinity of St Albans (London Road) (lower left, shown here as G.N.)
Railways around St. Albans
 Midland Main Line 
St Albans City
St Albans Abbey
St Albans London Road
Park Street
 Abbey Line 
Sanders Siding
Salvation Army Halt
Hertfordshire County
Mental Hospital
Hill End
 Hatfield to St Albans Line 
 Midland Main Line 

The station was opened by the Hatfield and St Albans Railway on 16 October 1865,[1] and passenger services ceased on 1 October 1951.[1]

The station building has been restored, and the trackbed now forms part of the Alban Way, a 6½-mile-long cycle track from St Albans to Hatfield.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
St Albans Abbey
Line closed; station open
  Great Northern Railway
Hatfield and St Albans Railway
  Salvation Army Halt
Line and station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 202

Sources[edit]

  • 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. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-8526-0086-1. OCLC 22311137.