Colfin railway station

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Colfin
Colfin station (remains) geograph-3113251-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Remains of the station in 1986
Location
Coordinates 54°50′56″N 5°03′19″W / 54.8489°N 5.0553°W / 54.8489; -5.0553Coordinates: 54°50′56″N 5°03′19″W / 54.8489°N 5.0553°W / 54.8489; -5.0553
Operations
Original company Portpatrick Railway
Pre-grouping Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway
History
28 August 1862 Station opened
6 February 1950 Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Colfin
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Colfin railway station, located in Wigtownshire, Scotland, between Portpatrick and Stranraer, was a station on the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway. Opened on 28 August 1862, when the extension of the line from Stranraer to Portpatrick was put in service, it was closed on 6 February 1950, though freight service between Colfin and Stranraer continued until 1 April 1959,[1] serving the Colfin Creamery, which had been built in proximity to the station.[2]

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Stranraer Town   Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway   Portpatrick

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chronology for Portpatrick Railway". A History of Britain's Railways. Railscot. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dumfries & Galloway: Summary of places of interest, K–N". Dumfries & Galloway: A Gazetteer of the Region with Places of Interest, Including Archaeological, Historical & Protected Sites, Buildings of Note and Nature Reserves. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 

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