Harpenden East railway station

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Harpenden East
Location
PlaceHarpenden
Operations
Original companyHertford, Luton & Dunstable Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms1
History
1860Opened as Harpenden
1950Renamed Harpenden East
1965Station 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

Harpenden East was one of two stations serving the town of Harpenden, the other station which remains open being Harpenden Central. Originally named Harpenden, the East suffix was added in 1950 to distinguish it from the Midland Railway station.

Layout[edit]

The line was single track with a crossing loop at Harpenden East.

An intermediate station on the Great Northern Railway branch line between Hatfield and Dunstable Town, it opened in 1860 and closed in 1965.

Closure[edit]

Since closure the station has been demolished and both the site and the line in the immediate area have had housing built.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Luton Hoo
Line and station closed
  Great Northern Railway
Dunstable Branch
  Wheathampstead
Line and station closed

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Coordinates: 51°49′22″N 0°20′29″W / 51.8227°N 0.3415°W / 51.8227; -0.3415