Pocklington railway station

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Pocklington
Pocklington Railway Station.jpg
Location
Place Pocklington
Area East Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates 53°55′45″N 0°46′52″W / 53.9292°N 0.7810°W / 53.9292; -0.7810Coordinates: 53°55′45″N 0°46′52″W / 53.9292°N 0.7810°W / 53.9292; -0.7810
Grid reference SE800488
Operations
Original company York and North Midland Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
4 October 1847 Opened
29 November 1965[1] Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Pocklington railway station was a station on the York to Beverley Line that served the town of Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It opened on 4 October 1847 and closed after the last train on 27 November 1965.[2]

The station trainshed, designed by George Townsend Andrews, is a Grade II listed building and now forms the sports hall of Pocklington School.[3] The front entrance to the building now serves as one of the bays of Pocklington Bus Station which serves the EYMS bus service towards York from Hull, Beverley, Market Weighton, Driffield and Bridlington.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Passengers No More by G.Daniels and L.Dench
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ Bairstow, Martin (1990). Railways In East Yorkshire. Martin Bairstow. ISBN 1-871944-03-1. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Yapham Gate   Y&NMR
York to Beverley Line
  Nunburnholme