Annesley railway station

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Annesley
Location
Place Annesley
Area Ashfield
Operations
Original company Midland Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 July 1874 Station opens
6 April 1953 Station closes
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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Annesley railway station was a station in Annesley, Nottinghamshire. It was opened in 1874, to serve the town which had grown following the opening of Annesley colliery in 1865. It was closed in 1953 as part of the post-war cutback, and the line closed to passengers in 1964. The station did not reopen as part of the Robin Hood Line project in the 1990s.

History[edit]

Opened by the Midland Railway, it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948, closing five years later under the control of the British Railways Board.

The site today[edit]

Trains operating on the Robin Hood Line still pass the site. Although the line re-opened in stages during the 1990s Annesley station did not reopen due to its proximity to Newstead.[1][2]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Newstead   Midland Railway   Kirkby-in-Ashfield (East)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Subterranea Britannica: SB-Sites: Annesley Station
  2. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.16

Coordinates: 53°4′38.5″N 1°13′39.3″W / 53.077361°N 1.227583°W / 53.077361; -1.227583