Wingham (Canterbury Road) railway station

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Wingham (Canterbury Road)
Location
Place Wingham
Area Dover (district)
Grid reference TR236574
Operations
Pre-grouping East Kent Light Railway
Platforms 1
History
1925 Opened
30 October 1948 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
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Wingham (Canterbury Road) railway station was a terminus on the East Kent Light Railway. It opened in 1925 (named Wingham) and closed to passenger traffic on 30 October 1948. There was a siding to the south of the road, and carriages were usually run into the station under gravity.[1]

After closure the cutting containing the station was infilled and covered with a field of crops. The site of the sidings are now occupied by the "Old Station Farm Shop" adjacent to which is a short section of undisturbed trackbed.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Wingham Town   1925 to 31 December 1947
East Kent Light Railway
  Terminus
Wingham Town   1 January 1948 to
30 October 1948
BR(S)
  Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ East Kent Light Railway

Sources[edit]

  • Vic Mitchell, Keith Smith (1989). The East Kent Light Railway. Midhurst, Sussex, UK: Middleton Press. ISBN 0-906520-61-4. 

Coordinates: 51°16′17″N 1°12′22″E / 51.2714°N 1.2060°E / 51.2714; 1.2060