Scalford railway station

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Scalford
Location
Place Scalford
Area Leicestershire
Grid reference SK755242
Operations
Pre-grouping Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway
Post-grouping LNER and LMS Joint
Platforms 2
History
1 September 1879 Opened
7 December 1953 Closed to regular services
9 September 1962 Closed to summer specials
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

Scalford railway station was a railway station serving the village of Scalford, Leicestershire[1] on the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway. It opened in 1879 and closed to regular traffic in 1953. It was the junction for a branch line to Waltham on the Wolds which was built to exploit ironstone deposits in the area.[2]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Melton Mowbray North   London and North Western Railway
Northampton to Nottingham
  Long Clawson and Hose
Melton Mowbray North   Great Northern Railway
Leicester Belgrave Road to Grantham
  Long Clawson and Hose
Terminus   Great Northern Railway
Waltham branch line
  Waltham on the Wolds

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.16
  2. ^ A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain. Volume 9 The East Midlands. Robin Leleux

Coordinates: 52°48′36″N 0°52′53″W / 52.8099°N 0.8814°W / 52.8099; -0.8814