Napsbury railway station

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Napsbury
Napsbury railway station geograph-2200034.jpg
Down local leaving Napsbury in 1958
Location
Place Napsbury
Area City of St Albans
Grid reference TL160044
Operations
Original company Midland Railway
Pre-grouping Midland Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
19 June 1905 Opened
14 September 1959 Closed[1]
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
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Napsbury railway station was built by the Midland Railway in 1905 on its line to St Pancras station.

It was never more than an island platform between the slow lines, with a siding serving the Middlesex County Asylum at Napsbury, and closed in 1959.[2]

Up Empty Stock near Napsbury in 1958


Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
St Albans City
Line and station open
  Midland Railway
Midland Main Line
  Radlett
Line and station open

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. p. 166. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ Radford, B., (1983) Midland Line Memories: a Pictorial History of the Midland Railway Main Line Between London (St Pancras) & Derby London: Bloomsbury Books

Coordinates: 51°43′35.4″N 0°19′13.3″W / 51.726500°N 0.320361°W / 51.726500; -0.320361