Lightcliffe railway station

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lightcliffe
Lightcliffe-railway-station-by-Betty-Longbottom.jpg
Site of the former Lightcliffe railway station. The platforms were either side of the line in the foreground up to the base of the bridge.
Location
Place Lightcliffe
Area Calderdale
Coordinates 53°43′30″N 1°47′56″W / 53.725°N 1.799°W / 53.725; -1.799Coordinates: 53°43′30″N 1°47′56″W / 53.725°N 1.799°W / 53.725; -1.799
Grid reference SE133254
Operations
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1850 opened
1965 closed
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
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Lightcliffe railway station served the village of Lightcliffe in West Yorkshire, England. It was opened in August 1850 and was a victim of the Beeching cuts on 14 June 1965.[1]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Hipperholme   L&Y
Caldervale line
  Wyke and Norwood Green

References[edit]

  1. ^ From Weaver to Web: Lightcliffe, Calderdale Council, retrieved 15 January 2012 
  • Bairstow, Martin (1987). The Manchester and Leeds Railway: The Calder Valley Line. Halifax: Martin Bairstow. p. 28. ISBN 1-871944-22-8. 

External links[edit]