Wallingfen railway station

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Wallingfen
Location
Place Newport
Area East Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates 53°46′00″N 0°42′37″W / 53.766700°N 0.710300°W / 53.766700; -0.710300Coordinates: 53°46′00″N 0°42′37″W / 53.766700°N 0.710300°W / 53.766700; -0.710300
Grid reference SE848308
Operations
Original company Hull, Barnsley and West Riding Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Hull and Barnsley Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
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Wallingfen railway station was a station on the Hull and Barnsley Railway, and served the village of Newport in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

The station opened on 22 July 1885 as Newport, it was renamed Newport (Yorks) in September 1921 and on 1 July 1923 to Wallingfen. It closed to passengers on 1 August 1955 and closed completely on 6 April 1959.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Sandholme   Hull and Barnsley Railway   North Cave

References[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. 
  • "Station Name: Wallingfen". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica. 20 April 2010. Retrieved 2 December 2011. 

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