Newton Poppleford railway station

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Newton Poppleford
Location
Place Newton Poppleford
Area East Devon
Operations
Original company London and South Western Railway
Post-grouping Southern Railway
Platforms 1
History
1899 Opened
1967 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Newton Poppleford railway station is a closed railway station that served the village of Newton Poppleford in East Devon, England. The station was opened by the Budleigh Salterton Railway on 1 June 1899 and closed by British Railways on 6 March 1967.

History[edit]

Local railway lines

The station was opened as a small station on the Budleigh Salterton Railway.

Goods facilities were withdrawn in 1964 and the station was downgraded as a halt. The station was completely closed in 1967.[1]

Present state[edit]

The station and the bridge over the A3052 road have both since been demolished, with no tangible evidence remaining.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Tipton St Johns
Line and station closed
  British Rail
Southern Region

Budleigh Salterton Railway
  East Budleigh
Line and station closed


Sidmouth & Budleigh
Salterton Railways
West of England Main Line
Feniton
Sidmouth Junction
West of England Main Line
Ottery St Mary
Tipton St Johns
Sidmouth
Newton Poppleford
Colaton Raleigh siding
East Budleigh
Budleigh Salterton
Littleham
Avocet Line
Exmouth

Coordinates: 50°42′04″N 3°17′28″W / 50.7010°N 3.2911°W / 50.7010; -3.2911

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