Lewes Road railway station

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Kemp Town Branch Line
(from Brighton)
East Coastway Line
To Brighton
London Road
Ditchling Road Tunnel
To Moulsecoomb
Lewes Road
Lewes Rd. viaduct
Hartington Rd. viaduct
Hartington Road Halt
Kemptown Tunnel1024yds
Kemp Town

Lewes Road railway station was a railway station in Brighton, East Sussex. It was located on a now closed line to Kemptown which first opened in 1869. The station opened on 1 September 1873 and was closed to passengers in 1933 but the line remained opened for goods trains until 1971. The layout of the station was quite unusual, as the single track that passed through it had a platform either side of it linked by a footbridge. Entry to the station was via a covered staircase situated next to the first arch of the Lewes Road viaduct. After the station was closed to passengers the platform buildings were used as a pickle factory, before being demolished during the 1950s. The platforms were intact when the line was completely closed in 1971. The site was redeveloped during the 1980s and no trace of the station now remains.[1][2][3][4]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
London Road   British Rail   Hartington Road

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Coordinates: 50°50′15″N 0°07′36″W / 50.8376°N 0.1268°W / 50.8376; -0.1268