Hilgay railway station

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Hilgay
Location
Place Hilgay
Area Norfolk
Grid reference TL589961
Operations
Original company Lynn and Ely Railway[1]
East Anglian Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
25 October 1847 Opened as Hilgay Fen[1]
1 October 1896 Renamed Hilgay
4 November 1963 Closed
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

Hilgay railway station was a station in Hilgay, Norfolk, which is now closed. It was on the Fen Line between King's Lynn and Cambridge. It was closed in 1963 along with nearby Stow Bardolph.

Accident[edit]

  • On 1 June 1939, a passenger train was in collision with a lorry on an occupation crossing just north of the station and was derailed.[2]

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Littleport
Line and station open
  Great Eastern Railway
Fen Line
  Ouse Bridge
Line open, station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ Earnshaw, Alan (1990). Trains in Trouble: Vol. 6. Penryn: Atlantic Books. p. 21. ISBN 0-906899-37-0. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°32′23″N 0°20′30″E / 52.5396°N 0.3416°E / 52.5396; 0.3416