Grasscroft railway station

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Grasscroft
Location
Place Grasscroft
Area Oldham
Coordinates 53°32′10″N 2°01′34″W / 53.5360°N 2.0260°W / 53.5360; -2.0260Coordinates: 53°32′10″N 2°01′34″W / 53.5360°N 2.0260°W / 53.5360; -2.0260
Grid reference SD983044
Operations
Original company London and North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1 January 1912 (1912-01-01) Station opened
16 July 1917 Station closed
1 January 1919 Station reopened
2 May 1955 (1955-05-02) Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Grasscroft railway station served the village of Grasscroft between 1912 and 1955.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 January 1912,[1] on the London and North Western Railway route from Oldham to Greenfield. It was located not far from the portal of Lydgate Tunnel. It closed temporarily on 16 July 1917, reopening on 1 January 1919.[1]

The station closed permanently on 2 May 1955,[1] when the Delph Donkey passenger train service to Delph via Greenfield was withdrawn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 108. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links[edit]


Delph Donkey
Delph
Measurements
Halt
Dobcross
Huddersfield Line
to Huddersfield
Moorgate Halt
Greenfield
Grasscroft
Huddersfield Line
to Stalybridge
Lydgate tunnel
Grotton and Springhead
Oldham Loop Line
to Rochdale
Lees
Oldham Mumps
Oldham Glodwick Road
Metrolink
to Manchester Victoria
Oldham Central
Oldham Clegg Street
LNWR Goods Depot
GC Goods Depot
Oldham Werneth
Oldham, Ashton & Guide Bdge
to Ashton-under-Lyne
Oldham Loop Line
to Manchester Victoria
Scottfield GC Goods Depot
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Grotton and Springhead
Line and station closed
  London and North Western Railway
Delph Donkey
  Greenfield
Line closed, station open