Castor railway station

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Castor
Castor-Crossing-by-Julian-Dowse.jpg
Former site of Castor railway station
Location
Place Castor
Area City of Peterborough
Coordinates 52°33′59″N 0°21′36″W / 52.5665°N 0.36°W / 52.5665; -0.36Coordinates: 52°33′59″N 0°21′36″W / 52.5665°N 0.36°W / 52.5665; -0.36
Grid reference TL113978
Operations
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1845 Opened
1957 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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal
Nene Valley Railway
Ely to Peterborough Line
Peterborough East
Peterborough North
East Coast Main Line
Peterborough Nene Valley
Longville Junction
Orton Mere
Overton for Ferry Meadows
Ham Lane
Castor
Great Northern to Stamford
Old Great North Road
Wansford
Wansford Tunnel (616 yards)
Yarwell Junction
Northampton and Peterborough Railway
London & North Western to Rugby

Castor Railway Station was a station serving the villages Castor and Ailsworth in Cambridgeshire. It was on the old London and North Western Railway Northampton to Peterborough line. On 3 January 1945 the station was badly damaged by a V1 attack.[1] The station closed in 1957 but trains between Rugby and Peterborough East continued to run until the line itself closed in 1966. The line between Wansford and Peterborough has since been reopened as the Nene Valley Railway, although Castor station itself remains closed.

Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
London and North Western Railway
London and North Western Railway
Rugby to Peterborough East
Great Northern Railway
Leicester Belgrave Road to Peterborough North

References[edit]

  1. ^ Camus Project (2004) Five Parishes. Their People and Places. A History of the Villages of Castor, Ailsworth, Marholm with Milton, Upton and Sutton, P242

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