Ryston railway station

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Not to be confused with Royston railway station.
Ryston
Location
Place Fordham
Area King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Grid reference TL617999
Operations
Original company Downham and Stoke Ferry Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 August 1882 (1882-08-01) Station opens
22 September 1930 Closed to passengers
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
Downham & Stoke
Ferry Railway
Fen Line to King's Lynn
Downham
Denver
Fen Line to Ely
Ryston
Abbey and West Dereham
Wissington Tramway
Stoke Ferry

Ryston railway station was a railway station serving Fordham, Norfolk. It was on a branch line from Denver.[1]

History[edit]

The Downham and Stoke Ferry Railway opened on 1 August 1882,[2] and Ryston station opened with the line.[3] Passengers services were withdrawn on 22 September 1930,[3] and the line closed to all traffic in 1965.

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Abbey and West Dereham
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Stoke Ferry Branch
  Denver
Line and station closed

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Conolly 1976, p. 17, section F4.
  2. ^ Awdry 1990, p. 124.
  3. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 202.

References[edit]

  • Awdry, Christopher (1990). Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies. London: Guild Publishing. CN 8983. 
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  • Conolly, W. Philip (January 1976). British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer (5th ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3. EX/0176. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°34′22″N 0°23′05″E / 52.5728°N 0.3848°E / 52.5728; 0.3848