Eckington railway station

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Eckington
Eckington station remains geograph-3450385-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Station remains in 1993
Location
Place Eckington
Area Worcestershire
Coordinates 52°04′08″N 2°06′56″W / 52.0690°N 2.1155°W / 52.0690; -2.1155Coordinates: 52°04′08″N 2°06′56″W / 52.0690°N 2.1155°W / 52.0690; -2.1155
Grid reference SO920412
Operations
Original company Birmingham and Gloucester Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
24 June 1840 Opened
4 January 1965 Closed[1]
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

Eckington railway station was a railway station to serve Eckington in Worcestershire.

The station was opened by the Birmingham and Gloucester Railway in 1840. The buildings were "erected in the Gothic style, very much like those on some of the Scotch railways recently opened to the public."[2]

The station closed to passengers on 4 January 1965.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ Whishaw, F., (1840) The Railways of Great Britain and Ireland: Practically described and illustrated London: Simpkin, Marshall and Co.

Further reading[edit]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Defford
Line open, station closed
  Midland Railway
Birmingham and Gloucester Railway
  Bredon
Line open, station closed