Lea Road railway station

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For the railway station in Lincolnshire, see Gainsborough Lea Road railway station.
Lea Road
Location
Place Lea Road, Preston
Area City of Preston
Coordinates 53°46′31″N 2°46′03″W / 53.7753°N 2.7674°W / 53.7753; -2.7674Coordinates: 53°46′31″N 2°46′03″W / 53.7753°N 2.7674°W / 53.7753; -2.7674
Grid reference SD49553127
Operations
Original company Preston and Wyre Joint Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway / London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1842 (1842) Opened
2 May 1938 Closed
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Lea Road Station
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53°46′31″N 2°46′03″W / 53.7753°N 2.7674°W / 53.7753; -2.7674

Lea Road railway station (/ˈlə/ LEE) was on the Preston and Wyre Joint Railway in the parish of Lea and Cottam in Preston, Lancashire, England. It opened in 1842,[1] and closed on 2 May 1938.[1][2][3]

It is proposed[by whom?] that a new station at Cottam would be built in a nearby location to Lea Road.[citation needed]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Salwick   Preston and Wyre
Joint Railway
  Maudlands
until 1844, and excursions
    Preston
from 1844

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.  p.140
  2. ^ Biddle, G. (1989) The Railways Around Preston—A Historical Review, Scenes from the Past: No. 6, Foxline Publishing, ISBN 1-870119-05-3, p.56
  3. ^ Welch, M.S. (2004) Lancashire Steam Finale, Runpast Publishing, Cheltenham, ISBN 1-870754-61-1, p.23

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