Claypole railway station

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Claypole
Site of Claypole station on ECML, 1983 - geograph.org.uk - 3111017.jpg
Site of the station in 1983
Location
Place Claypole, Lincolnshire
Area South Kesteven
Coordinates 53°01′51″N 0°43′26″W / 53.0308°N 0.7240°W / 53.0308; -0.7240Coordinates: 53°01′51″N 0°43′26″W / 53.0308°N 0.7240°W / 53.0308; -0.7240
Grid reference SK856489
Operations
Original company Great Northern Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 August 1852 (1852-08-01) Station opened
16 September 1957 (1957-09-16) Station 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

Claypole railway station was a station in Claypole, Lincolnshire[1] that was in operation from 1852 to 1957.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) on 1 August 1852.[2]

The station was closed on 16 September 1957.[2] The present East Coast Main Line still passes through the site, the railway skirting the village on its eastern side.


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Hougham
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Newark North Gate
Line and station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  2. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 62. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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