Grange Lane (Sheffield) railway station

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Grange Lane
Grange Lane Station - platform buildings 09-05-06.jpg
The platform buildings in 2006
Location
Place Ecclesfield
Area City of Sheffield
Coordinates 53°26′16″N 1°26′13″W / 53.43785°N 1.43697°W / 53.43785; -1.43697Coordinates: 53°26′16″N 1°26′13″W / 53.43785°N 1.43697°W / 53.43785; -1.43697
Grid reference SK375936
Operations
Original company South Yorkshire Railway
Pre-grouping Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
Great Central Railway
Post-grouping London & North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
June 1855 Opened
7 December 1953 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Grange Lane railway station was a railway station located on the South Yorkshire Railway line between Sheffield and Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. At the time of its building it was located alongside the lane from which it takes its name with few houses nearby. From the early 1890s it became the interchange point with coal traffic from Grange Colliery (also known as Dropping Well Colliery) at Kimberworth in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. The colliery was sunk in 1891 and coal production ceased in 1963. The colliery site is now Grange Park golf course.

The station, opened in June 1855, consisted of two flanking platforms with buildings on each. The line and the crossing gates were controlled from a signal box situated at the end of the platform adjacent to the gates.

The station was closed on 7 December 1953 and most buildings existed until late 2011; the station building is a private residence.

Grange Lane station building and level crossing.

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