Hougham railway station

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Hougham railway station is a former railway station in Hougham, Lincolnshire.[1] The station was about a mile east of the village of Hougham itself and was part of the Great Northern Railway.[2] The station was opened on 1 August 1855.[3]

The closure of the station was announced on 17 August 1957 by the British Transport Commission, who confirmed that the station would be declared 'uneconomic' and passenger train services were withdrawn on 16 September 1957 as well as Claypole.[4]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Barkston
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Claypole
Line open, station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  2. ^ "Hougham". GEN UKI. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 
  3. ^ Ashforth, Steve. "Thomas Nottingham Ashforth". The Website of Steve Ashforth. Retrieved 2008-10-10. [dead link]
  4. ^ "17/08/07 - Long hair was the fashion for these King's School boys". Louth Leader. Johnston Press Digital Publishing. Retrieved 2008-10-10. 

Coordinates: 52°59′29″N 0°39′30″W / 52.9913°N 0.6584°W / 52.9913; -0.6584