Biddulph railway station

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Biddulph
Biddulph Station (remains) - geograph.org.uk - 1797404.jpg
Biddulph Station in 1962
Location
PlaceBiddulph, Staffordshire
AreaStaffordshire Moorlands
Coordinates53°07′17″N 2°10′49″W / 53.1214°N 2.1802°W / 53.1214; -2.1802Coordinates: 53°07′17″N 2°10′49″W / 53.1214°N 2.1802°W / 53.1214; -2.1802
Grid referenceSJ881583
Operations
Original companyNorth Staffordshire Railway
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms2
History
1 June 1864Opened as Gillow Heath
1 May 1897Renamed Biddulph
11 July 1927Closed to passengers
5 October 1964Closed to all traffic
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

Biddulph railway station was a railway station opened by the North Staffordshire Railway in 1864. Originally named Gillow Heath the station was renamed Biddulph on 1 May 1897.[1] The station was on the Biddulph Valley line that ran from a junction just north of Congleton on the Stoke-on-TrentMacclesfield line to a junction south of Stoke-on-Trent station.

Passenger traffic was withdrawn from the station on 11 July 1927,[2] but freight traffic continued until 5 October 1964.[3]

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Line and station closed
North Staffordshire Railway
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Quick, Michael (2009) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (4th ed.). Oxford: Railway and Canal Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-901461-57-5. OCLC 612226077.
  2. ^ Christiansen, Rex & Miller, Robert William (1971). The North Staffordshire Railway. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles. p. 256. ISBN 0-7153-5121- 4.
  3. ^ Clinker, C.R. (1988). Clinker's Register of closed passenger stations and good depots in England, Scotland and Wales 1830–1980 (2nd ed.). Weston-super-Mare: Avon-AngliA. p. 12. ISBN 0-905466-91-8.