Dingestow railway station

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Dingestow railway station
Dingestow station site geograph-3412608-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Site of the station in 1990
Location
Place Dingestow
Area Monmouthshire
Operations
Original company Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
October 1857 Station opened as Dinastow Station
c 1870 Renamed Dingestow Station
May 1955 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

Dingestow Station was a station on the Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway. It was built in 1857 during the construction of the line and was located 3 miles and 32 chains from Monmouth Troy. It was intended to serve the nearby village of Dingestow. It was closed in May 1955 due to a drivers' strike.[1]

Facilities[edit]

The station consisted of little more than a station building with a small canopy and single platform. The station master's house was situated at the rear of the station.[1] The station had a signal box from 1896 until June 1931 when it was taken out of use and replaced with two ground frames. There was also a cattle loading dock.[1]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Monmouth Troy   Great Western Railway
Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway
  Elms Bridge Halt

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Stanley C Jenkins, The Ross, Monmouth and Pontypool Road Line, revised second edition 2009, ISBN 978-0-85361-692-4

Coordinates: 51°47′05″N 2°47′00″W / 51.7848°N 2.7833°W / 51.7848; -2.7833