Blidworth and Rainworth railway station

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Blidworth and Rainworth
Blidworth & Rainworth Station (remains) 1833983 0f90bd9e.jpg
Blidworth and Rainworth railway station in the distance in 1963
Location
Grid reference SK594579
Operations
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1871 Opened
12 August 1929 Closed to passengers
25 June 1964 Closed for freight
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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Blidworth and Rainworth railway station was a railway station serving the villages of Blidworth and Rainworth, Nottinghamshire.

The station opened in 1871[1] when the Midland Railway opened a line from Southwell to Mansfield.

The station closed to passengers on 12 August 1929[2] when the Mansfield to Southwell section, which passed through a mining area closed to passengers in 1929. Freight services continued until 25 June 1964.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Farnsfield
Line and station closed
  Midland Railway
Rolleston Junction to Mansfield
  Mansfield
Line closed, station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Vol 9. The East Midlands. Robin Leleux. ISBN 0715371657[page needed]
  2. ^ Derby Daily Telegraph - 3 August 1929[clarification needed]

Coordinates: 53°06′56″N 1°06′43″W / 53.115508°N 1.112048°W / 53.115508; -1.112048