Cannon Street Road railway station

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Not to be confused with Cannon Street station.
Cannon Street Road
Cannon Street Road is located in Greater London
Cannon Street Road
Cannon Street Road
Location of Cannon Street Road in Greater London
Location Shadwell
Local authority Tower Hamlets
Railway companies
Original company London and Blackwall Railway
Key dates
21 August 1842 (1842-08-21) Opened
November 1848 (1848-11) Closed
Other information
Lists of stations
London Transport portal
UK Railways portalCoordinates: 51°30′40″N 0°03′37″W / 51.5110°N 0.0603°W / 51.5110; -0.0603

Cannon Street Road was a short-lived railway station in Shadwell, east London, that was on the London and Blackwall Railway (LBR) between Minories and Shadwell stations. It opened in August 1842 but was closed in circa December 1848.[1]

The reasons for its closure are unclear, but it may have been due to low passenger usage combined with its close proximity to other stations.

In 1877 a new LBR station called Leman Street was opened slightly to the west of the Cannon Street Road site.

References[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Minories
Line open, station closed
  London and Blackwall
Railway
  Shadwell
Line open, station closed