Gregory Park railway station
Gregory Park railway station, February 1980
|Owned by||Jamaica Railway Corporation|
|Line(s)||Kingston to Montego Bay main line|
|Closed||1992-10; since destroyed by fire|
Gregory Park railway station opened in 1845 and closed in 1992. It served the Gregory Park sugar estate on the Kingston to Montego Bay line, 6.5 miles (10.5 km) from the Kingston terminus. It was destroyed by fire sometime after closure.
The station was a two-story, timber building The ground floor had timber doors and sash windows. The upper floor was partially cantilevered using a series of angled timber arms to the upper front elevation to form a canopy over the platform with a veranda above. The roof of the building was a T-shaped gable end.
- The rise and fall of railways in Jamaica, 1845-1975 - Pg18 Journal of Transport History - March 2003
- Table 3.4 Location and Condition of Railway Stations Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine., Annual Transport Statistics Report: Jamaica in Figures 2003-2004, Ministry of Transport and Works, July 2005.
- Table 3.5 Mileage for JRC Stations, Halts & Sidings in relation to the Kingston Railway Terminus Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine., Annual Transport Statistics Report: Jamaica in Figures 2003-2004, Ministry of Transport and Works, July 2005.
- Photo of Gregory Park Railway station, Jamaica Information Service (JIS), 1980-02.
- 1910 Directory, Jamaican Family Search Genealogy Research Library, 2006.
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