Chilvers Coton railway station

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Chilvers Coton
Location
PlaceChilvers Coton
AreaNuneaton
Operations
Pre-groupingLondon and North Western Railway
Platforms2
History
2 September 1850Opened
18 January 1965Closed
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

Chilvers Coton was a railway station on the Coventry to Nuneaton Line, which served the Chilvers Coton area of Nuneaton, south of the town centre. It opened in 1850, along with the line, and was closed in 1965 when passenger services on the route were withdrawn.

1912 map showing the railways around Nuneaton, and the location of the station.

It was located in a cutting, just north of the point where the railway passed under College Street.

The station was originally opened by the London and North Western Railway (LNWR) it came under the ownership of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) in 1922, and then British Railways in 1948. It was closed under the Beeching Axe.

In January 2016, a new station, Bermuda Park was opened on the same line, around 12 mile (800 m) to the south of the site of Chilvers Coton station.

References[edit]

  • Hurst, Geoffrey (1993). LNWR Branch Lines of West Leicestershire & East Warwickshire (First ed.). Milepost Publications. ISBN 0-947796-16-9.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Bedworth
Line and station open
  London and North Western Railway
Coventry to Nuneaton Line
  Nuneaton
Line and station open

Coordinates: 52°30′43″N 1°28′14″W / 52.512026°N 1.470451°W / 52.512026; -1.470451