Micklehurst railway station

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Micklehurst
Location
Place Micklehurst
Area Tameside
Grid reference SD977021
Operations
Original company London and North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
3 May 1886 Station opens
1 May 1907 Station closes to passengers
19 February 1962 closes for freight
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
Micklehurst Loop
to Huddersfield
Standedge Tunnel
Diggle
Butterhouse tunnel
Uppermill
Friezland
Royal George tunnel
Micklehurst
Staley and Millbrook
Stalybridge
to Manchester

Micklehurst Railway Station served the town of Mossley in Cheshire. It was built by the London and North Western Railway on its Micklehurst Line. The station closed for passengers in 1907 and to freight on 19 February 1962 but the line through the station remained open for passenger traffic until 7 September 1964.[1] The station building on the up (Diggle to Stalybridge) side are still standing and are used as a private residence.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Staley and Millbrook   L&NW
Micklehurst Line
  Friezland

References[edit]

  • The Manchester and Leeds Railway by Martin Bairstow

Coordinates: 53°30′55″N 2°02′09″W / 53.5154°N 2.0359°W / 53.5154; -2.0359