Lockington railway station

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Lockington
Station Farm - geograph.org.uk - 1516572.jpg
Station and level crossing in 2009
Location
PlaceLockington
AreaEast Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates53°54′30″N 0°26′17″W / 53.908400°N 0.438000°W / 53.908400; -0.438000Coordinates: 53°54′30″N 0°26′17″W / 53.908400°N 0.438000°W / 53.908400; -0.438000
Grid referenceTA026469
Operations
Original companyYork and North Midland Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLondon and North Eastern Railway
Platforms2
History
6 October 1846opened
13 June 1960closed
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

Lockington railway station was a minor station serving the village of Lockington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was on the Hull to Scarborough Line and was opened on 6 October 1846 by the York and North Midland Railway. It closed on 13 June 1960.

In 1986, the Lockington rail crash, a serious collision on a level crossing occurred causing eight deaths and several injuries.[1]

In 1987 the station which was designed by George Townsend Andrews was given Grade II listed building status.[2]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Arram   Y&NMR
Hull and Scarborough Line
  Hutton Cranswick

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Report on the Derailment that occurred on 26th July 1986 at Lockington Level Crossing in the Eastern Region British Railways". Department of Transport. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 21 August 1987. Retrieved 16 January 2015.
  2. ^ Historic England. "Former Lockington Railway Station (1346972)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 16 January 2015.

Sources[edit]

  • 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.

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