List of largest towns in England without a railway station

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This is a list of towns in England that are not served by any sort of rail services. This includes National Rail, Tram and metro services such as the Manchester Metrolink or the Tyne and Wear Metro.

Town Population (2011 census) Railway station closed
Gosport[a] 82,622 1953
Dudley 79,379 1964
Newcastle-under-Lyme 75,125 1964
Washington 67,085 1964
Waterlooville 64,350 N/A
Halesowen 58,135 1958
Leigh 52,855 1969
West Bridgford[b] 47,109 N/A
Kingswood 40,734 N/A
Skelmersdale 38,813 1963
Canvey 38,170 N/A
Blyth 37,339 1964
Dunstable 36,253 1965
Woodley 35,470 N/A
Coalville 34,575 1964
Abingdon-on-Thames 33,130 1963
Swadlincote 32,219 1947
Wisbech 31,573 1968
Rushden 29,272 1969
Willenhall 28,480 1965
Darlaston 27,821 1965
Ashington 27,764 1964
Witney 27,522 1962
Haverhill 27,041 1967
Aldridge 26,988 1966
Ferndown 26,559 N/A

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Other towns that are not served by railway stations but are smaller include Kingswinford in the West Midlands (pop. 25,191), Daventry in Northamptonshire (pop. 25,026), and Portishead in Somerset (pop. 23,699). Portishead railway station is planned, with possible opening in 2019.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ While Gosport does not have a railway station under its name, Portsmouth Harbour station is a short pedestrian ferry ride away.
  2. ^ The Nottingham Express Tram system serves three stops on the western edge of West Bridgford.

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