Holme (Norfolk) railway station

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Holme
Location
Place Runcton Holme
Area King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Operations
Original company Lynn & Ely[1]
History
27 October 1846 Opened as Holme Gate[1]
November 1847 Renamed Holme
March 1853 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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History

The Lynn & Ely Railway Bill received the Royal Assent on 30 June 1845. Work started on the line in 1846 and the line and its stations were opened on 27 October 1846. Holme Gate Station opened with the line and was situated South of St. Germain’s Station and north of Stow Station. The line ran from Ely to Downham, the eventual destination being Ely. Ref: CJ Allen and RVJ Butt

Holme railway station was located on the line between Stow Bardolph and Watlington[2] in Norfolk, England. It served the parish of Runcton Holme, and closed in 1853.

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. ^ Dewick, Tony (2002). Complete Atlas of Railway Station Names. Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-2798-6. 


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Stow Bardolph
Line open, station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Fen Line
  Watlington
Line and station open

Coordinates: 52°39′27″N 0°22′42″E / 52.6576°N 0.3783°E / 52.6576; 0.3783