Margate Sands railway station

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Margate Sands
Bridge over old SER Railway line to Margate Sands - geograph.org.uk - 1008233.jpg
The bridge over the old SER line to Margate Sands in 2008
Location
Place Margate
Area Kent
Coordinates 51°22′26″N 1°23′02″E / 51.3738°N 1.3838°E / 51.3738; 1.3838Coordinates: 51°22′26″N 1°23′02″E / 51.3738°N 1.3838°E / 51.3738; 1.3838
Grid reference TR356693
Operations
Original company South Eastern Railway
Pre-grouping South Eastern Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Platforms 2
History
1846 (1846) Station opened
1926 (1926) Station closed to passengers and goods traffic
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Margate Sands railway station served the town of Margate, Kent, England from 1846 to 1926 on the Kent Coast Line.

History[edit]

The station opened in 1846 by the South Eastern Railway. The station was the terminus of the SER line from Ramsgate Town. The station closed to both passengers and goods traffic in 1926.[1][2]. After closure the station became an amusement arcade before being demolished in the 1950s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bridge over old SER Railway line to Margate Sands". Coast Radar. Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Long Lost Railways: South Eastern Railway, Ramsgate - Margate line and The Kent Coast Railway, Ramsgate Harbour line". Long Lost Railways. Retrieved 1 July 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
terminus   South Eastern Railway
Kent Coast Line
  Tivoli
Line open, station closed