Withnell railway station

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Withnell
Location
Place Abbey Village
Area Chorley, Lancashire
Operations
Original company Lancashire Union Railway
Pre-grouping Joint Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1869 Opened
January 1960 Closed to passengers
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Withnell railway station was a railway station that served Abbey Village and Withnell, in Lancashire, England.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway. It was on the Blackburn to Chorley Line. In January 1960, the station was closed following the withdrawal of the Wigan–Chorley–Blackburn passenger service. Goods traffic continued to pass through the station until 1966, when the line closed completely. The area where the track once was is now a public footpath, and there is a nature reserve on the track bed.[1]

Services[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Feniscowles   L&YR / LNWR joint
Lancashire Union Railway
  Brinscall

References[edit]

Coordinates: 53°42′02″N 2°32′52″W / 53.7005°N 2.5479°W / 53.7005; -2.5479