Bardon Hill railway station

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Bardon Hill
LeicesterAndSwannington02A.jpg
Signal cabin at the site of Bardon Hill station
Location
Place Bardon
Area North West Leicestershire
Coordinates 52°42′35″N 1°20′47″W / 52.7097°N 1.3465°W / 52.7097; -1.3465Coordinates: 52°42′35″N 1°20′47″W / 52.7097°N 1.3465°W / 52.7097; -1.3465
Grid reference SK442126
Operations
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
??? opened
12 May 1952 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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Bardon Hill railway station was a railway station in Leicestershire, England on the Leicester and Swannington Railway, which later became part of the Midland Railway's Leicester to Burton upon Trent Line.

The village of Bardon was built to serve the large granite quarry on Bardon Hill. The quarry has for many decades provided significant freight traffic for the railway, and in about 1990 the village was demolished to let the quarry expand. British Railways had closed Bardon Hill station in 1952 but the line remains open for freight traffic.


Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Bagworth and Ellistown
Line open, station closed
  Midland Railway
Leicester to Burton upon Trent Line
  Coalville Town
Line open, station closed