Wrea Green railway station

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Wrea Green
Location
Place Wrea Green
Area Fylde
Coordinates 53°46′44″N 2°55′06″W / 53.7790°N 2.9184°W / 53.7790; -2.9184Coordinates: 53°46′44″N 2°55′06″W / 53.7790°N 2.9184°W / 53.7790; -2.9184
Grid reference SD 3957 3179
Operations
Original company Preston and Wyre Joint Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway / London and North Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
16 February 1846 Opened
26 June 1961 Closed
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Wrea Green railway station was on the Blackpool South to Kirkham line. It served the village of Wrea Green, in Lancashire, England, and closed in 1961.[1]

The station opened in 1846. A single-track line to Lytham branched off the Kirkham-to-Poulton line at right angles, heading south-south-west to Wrea Green.

When the line was connected to the Blackpool and Lytham Railway in 1874, the line was doubled and the corner between Kirkham and Wrea Green was cut by a new southwesterly line.[2]


References[edit]

Maps showing
Wrea Green Station
Old OS Maps (estimated 1925 to 1945)
NPE Maps (1947)
Vision of Britain  
OS 1:10000 Map on MARIO (about 1848)
Other maps

53°46′44″N 2°55′06″W / 53.7790°N 2.9184°W / 53.7790; -2.9184

  1. ^ Blackpool & Fylde Rail Users’ Association—Wrea Green, accessed 17 October 2007
  2. ^ Hughes, R.V. (1931), “Early Coast travel”, LMS Magazine, Feb. 1931, accessed online 18 October 2007
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Moss Side   Preston and
Wyre Joint Railway

Lytham Branch Line
  Kirkham & Wesham