Knapton railway station

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Knapton
KnaptonStation.jpg
The former station at Knapton
Location
PlaceEast Knapton and West Knapton
AreaRyedale
Coordinates54°10′42″N 0°39′50″W / 54.178200°N 0.664000°W / 54.178200; -0.664000Coordinates: 54°10′42″N 0°39′50″W / 54.178200°N 0.664000°W / 54.178200; -0.664000
Grid referenceSE873766
Operations
Pre-groupingYork and North Midland Railway
North Eastern Railway (UK)
Platforms2
History
5 July 1845Opened
22 September 1930Closed
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

Knapton railway station was a minor railway station serving the villages of East Knapton and West Knapton in North Yorkshire, England. Located on the York to Scarborough Line it was opened on 5 July 1845 by the York and North Midland Railway. It closed on 22 September 1930.

Level crossing crash[edit]

On 3 February 2009 a car was driven onto the level crossing which struck the rear end of a First TransPennine Express service from Liverpool Lime Street to Scarborough.[1]

Knapton Maltings, built on the former goods yard

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffels, David (4 February 2009). "Motorist escapes injury after car hits train at West Knapton". Gazette & Herald. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
  • 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.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Rillington
Station closed; Line open
  Y&NMR
York to Scarborough Line
  Heslerton
Station closed; Line open