Stoke Ferry railway station

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Stoke Ferry
Stoke Ferry Station.jpg
Location
Place Stoke Ferry
Area King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Coordinates 52°34′04″N 0°31′03″E / 52.5677°N 0.5176°E / 52.5677; 0.5176Coordinates: 52°34′04″N 0°31′03″E / 52.5677°N 0.5176°E / 52.5677; 0.5176
Grid reference TL706996
Operations
Original company Downham and Stoke Ferry Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 August 1882 (1882-08-01) Station opens
22 September 1930 Closed to passengers
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Stoke Ferry is a closed railway station in Norfolk. It was the terminus of a 7¼ mile branch line from Denver[1] which opened on 1 August 1882 and finally closed to all traffic in 1965.

History[edit]

The Downham and Stoke Ferry Railway opened on 1 August 1882, and Stoke Ferry station opened with the line.[2]

Bradshaw's Railway Guide 1922 shows a service of 4 trains a day on weekdays only between Stoke Ferry and Downham on the Great Eastern Railway's Cambridge to King's Lynn line.

The village of Stoke Ferry lies on the River Wissey and the station was on the southern edge of the village.

The station closed to passengers on 22 September 1930.[2]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Terminus   Great Eastern Railway
Stoke Ferry Branch
  Abbey and West Dereham
Line and station closed

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Conolly 1976, p. 17, section F5.
  2. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 221.

References[edit]

  • Allen, Cecil J. (1956) [1955]. The Great Eastern Railway (2nd ed.). Hampton Court, Surrey: Ian Allan. 
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  • Conolly, W. Philip (January 1976). British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer (5th ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3. EX/0176. 

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