Cliburn railway station

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Cliburn
Railway Station Cliburn - geograph.org.uk - 113464.jpg
Cliburn station in 2006
Location
Place Cliburn
Area Eden
Coordinates 54°37′40″N 2°38′33″W / 54.6277°N 2.6425°W / 54.6277; -2.6425Coordinates: 54°37′40″N 2°38′33″W / 54.6277°N 2.6425°W / 54.6277; -2.6425
Grid reference NY586260
Operations
Original company Eden Valley Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 1
History
9 June 1862 (1862-06-09) Station opened
17 September 1956 (1956-09-17) 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
View eastward towards Kirkby Stephen in 1986

Cliburn railway station was a station situated on the Eden Valley Railway in Cumbria, England. It served the village of Cliburn to the south. The station opened to passenger traffic on 9 June 1862, and closed on 17 September 1956.

Description[edit]

The station building and single platform were on the south side of the track, a signal box on the north side controlled the level crossing gates on the road to Cliburn. There was also a goods siding behind the station.[1]

After closure the station house became a private residence, the signal box also survives and has been restored as a holiday cottage as of 2012.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cliburn www.disused-stations.org.uk
  2. ^ Cliburn Station and Signal Box www.visitcumbria.com

Literature[edit]

  • Walton, Peter (1992). The Stainmore & Eden Valley Railways. Oxford Publishing Co. ISBN 0-86093-306-7. 
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory Of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Limited. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. 
  • British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas And Gazetteer. Ian Allan Publishing. 1997 [1958]. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3. 
  • Robert Western. The Eden Valley Railway. 
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Clifton Moor
after 1863
  North Eastern Railway
Eden Valley Railway
  Temple Sowerby
Clifton
before 1863