Little Mill Junction railway station

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Little Mill Junction
Location
Place Little Mill
Area Monmouthshire
Operations
Original company Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
2 Jan 1854 Station opened
2 June 1856 Junction station opened
1861 Station closed
1 May 1883 Branch line station reopened
30 May 1955 Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Little Mill Junction was a station on the former Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway, located between the main Newport, Abergavenny and Hereford Railway line and the branch to Usk. It served the village of Little Mill, Monmouthshire.

History[edit]

The first station was opened on 2 January 1854, and was then modified in 1856 during the construction of the branch line to Usk. It was closed in 1955 following the withdrawal of passenger services on the line.[1] It was located on the junction of the line with the Welsh Marches Line, 16 miles and 12 chains from Monmouth Troy. The station consisted of platforms on both lines, sidings and a station building, although the platforms on the mainline were taken out of use before the station's closure. The station building was demolished, but the signal box and junction remain intact.[2]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Glascoed Halt   Great Western Railway
Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway
  Pontypool Road

Coordinates: 51°43′00″N 2°59′29″W / 51.716710°N 2.991512°W / 51.716710; -2.991512

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stanley C Jenkins, The Ross, Monmouth and Pontypool Road Line, revised second edition 2009, ISBN 978-0-85361-692-4
  2. ^ Nicholson, Gawain. "The Coleford, Monmouth, Usk and Pontypool Railway". Retrieved 13 July 2013. 
  • The Great Western Railway: North & West Line by Stanley C Jenkins, Martin Loader