Kidsgrove Liverpool Road railway station

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Kidsgrove Liverpool Road
General information
LocationKidsgrove, Staffordshire, Newcastle-Under-Lyme
England
Coordinates53°05′21″N 2°14′42″W / 53.0891°N 2.2450°W / 53.0891; -2.2450Coordinates: 53°05′21″N 2°14′42″W / 53.0891°N 2.2450°W / 53.0891; -2.2450
Grid referenceSJ836546
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyNorth Staffordshire Railway
Post-grouping
Key dates
15 November 1875Opened as Kidsgrove[1]
2 October 1944Renamed to Kidsgrove Liverpool Road[1]
2 March 1964Closed[1]

Kidsgrove Liverpool Road railway station was the northernmost station on the Potteries Loop Line and served the town of Kidsgrove, Staffordshire. It was opened as Kidsgrove in 1875, but renamed in 1944 when the nearby Harecastle station became Kidsgrove railway station.[2]

Supermarket on the site of the former station (2014)

The site of the station is now occupied by a Tesco supermarket.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Quick, Michael (2009) [2001]. Railway passenger stations in Great Britain: a chronology (4th ed.). Oxford: Railway & Canal Historical Society. p. 231. ISBN 978-0-901461-57-5. OCLC 612226077.
  2. ^ Oppitz, Leslie (2006). Lost Railways of Staffordshire. Newbury: Countryside Books. ISBN 1-85306-992-2.
  3. ^ Ballantyne, Hugh (2005). British Railways Past & Present: North Staffordshire and the Trent Valley. Past & Present Publishing Ltd. ISBN 1-85895-204-2.
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Line and station closed
North Staffordshire Railway
Line and station closed