Levenshulme South railway station

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Levenshulme South
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Levenshulme South
The date of opening plaque can be seen near the white peak on the right
Location
Place Levenshulme
Area Manchester
Coordinates 53°26′27″N 2°11′18″W / 53.4408°N 2.1884°W / 53.4408; -2.1884Coordinates: 53°26′27″N 2°11′18″W / 53.4408°N 2.1884°W / 53.4408; -2.1884
Grid reference SJ876938
Operations
Original company Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
2 May 1892 (1892-05-02) Opened as Levenshulme
15 September 1952 Renamed Levenshulme South
7 July 1958 (1958-07-07) Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Levenshulme South railway station was a railway station located in Levenshulme, Manchester. It was located on the Fallowfield Line which is now a cycle path.

History[edit]

The station opened on 2 May 1892, originally being named Levenshulme.[1] It was renamed Levenshulme South on 15 September 1952,[1] closed to passenger traffic on 7 July 1958,[1] and finally the line closed to freight in 1987. This was one of two stations in Levenshulme; the other called Levenshulme railway station is still used today.

Fallowfield loop line map
Fallowfield Loop Line
Up arrow Metrolink / to Manchester Piccadilly
Manchester Central / Deansgate-Castlefield
Cornbrook Left arrow Liverpool–Manchester lines
Trafford Bar
Left arrow MSJ&AR/Metrolink to Altrincham
Chorlton-cum-Hardy
St Werburgh's Road
LowerLeft arrow South District Railway/Metrolink to Didsbury
Wilbraham Road
Fallowfield
Styal line
West Coast Main Line
Levenshulme South
Reddish Depot
Hope Valley line
Hyde Road Up arrow to Manchester Piccadilly
Gorton
Fairfield
M60 motorway
Guide Bridge
Down arrow Hope Valley line to Sheffield
 Key 
Fallowfield Loop line
Present National Rail service
Metrolink

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 142. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Fallowfield   LNER
Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway
Fallowfield Loop
  Hyde Road