Llangybi railway station (Ceredigion)

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Llangybi railway station
Location
Place Llangybi
Area Ceredigion
Coordinates 52°09′22″N 4°01′57″W / 52.1560°N 4.0326°W / 52.1560; -4.0326Coordinates: 52°09′22″N 4°01′57″W / 52.1560°N 4.0326°W / 52.1560; -4.0326
Grid reference SN6104252809
Operations
Original company Manchester and Milford Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 1
History
1873[1] Opened as a halt
22 February 1965[2] Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Llangybi railway station, previously served the village and rural locale of Llangybi on the Carmarthen Aberystwyth Line in the Welsh county of Ceredigion.

History[edit]

The Manchester and Milford Railway (M&MR) opened from Pencader to Aberystwyth on 12 August 1867.[3] The line went into receivership from 1875 to 1900.

The Great Western Railway took over the service in 1906, and fully absorbed the line in 1911. The Great Western Railway and the station passed on to British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. It was then closed by the British Railways Board. The OS maps and photographs show that it had one platform, and no passing loop.

Passenger services ran through to Aberystwyth until flooding severely damaged the line south of Aberystwyth in December 1964. A limited service continued running from Carmarthen to Tregaron for a few months after the line was severed, however this was the era of the Beeching Axe and the line was closed to passengers in February 1965.

The line remained open for milk traffic until 1970.[4]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Derry Ormond   Great Western Railway
Carmarthen to Aberystwyth Line
  Olmarch Halt

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ RCAHMW Retrieved : 2012-09-22
  2. ^ Butt 1995, p. 146.
  3. ^ "Manchester & Milford Railway". coflein.gov.uk. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ RCAHMW Retrieved : 2012-09-22
Sources
  • Butt, R. V. J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687. 
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137. 

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