Rayne railway station

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Rayne
Rayne railway station-by-John-V-Nicholls.jpg
Rayne railway station in 2005
Location
Area Braintree
Operations
Original company Bishops Stortford, Dunmow and Braintree Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 1
History
22 Feb 1869[1] Opened
3 Mar 1952[1] Closed for regular passenger traffic
After Aug 1961[1] Closed
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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Rayne railway station was located in Rayne, Essex. It closed in 1952.

History[edit]

The station is now the headquarters for the Essex Ranger Service and the visitor centre for the Flitch Way.[2] The building was listed at Grade II by Historic England in July 2015.[3]

Route[edit]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Bannister Green Halt   Great Eastern Railway
Bishop's Stortford-Braintree Branch Line
  Braintree

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d 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. 
  2. ^ "Flitch Way - Discovering Essex - making tracks countryside through the Essex Countryside" (PDF). 5 November 2008. Retrieved 23 December 2010. 
  3. ^ Historic England. "Rayne Railway Station, 4 Station Road, Rayne, Braintree, Essex, CM77 6RX  (Grade II) (1425096)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Paye, Peter, (2010). Bishop's Stortford, Dunmow and Braintree Branch. Oakwood Press. ISBN 978-0-85361-708-2. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°52′24″N 0°30′23″E / 51.8732°N 0.5063°E / 51.8732; 0.5063