Singleton (Lancashire) railway station

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Singleton
Location
Place Singleton
Area Fylde
Coordinates 53°49′27″N 2°57′39″W / 53.8242°N 2.9607°W / 53.8242; -2.9607Coordinates: 53°49′27″N 2°57′39″W / 53.8242°N 2.9607°W / 53.8242; -2.9607
Operations
Original company Preston and Wyre Joint Railway
Pre-grouping Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway / London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms 2
History
1870 Opened
2 May 1932 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Singleton railway station served the village of Singleton in Lancashire, England.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Preston and Wyre Joint Railway in 1870[1] and closed in 1932.[2]

Incidents[edit]

A serious accident occurred at Singleton Bank, south of the station, in 1961, killing seven and injuring 116.

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Poulton-le-Fylde   Preston and Wyre
Joint Railway
  Kirkham & Wesham

References[edit]

  1. ^ Suggitt, G. (2003, revised 2004) Lost Railways of Lancashire, Countryside Books, Newbury, ISBN 1-85306-801-2, p.37
  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.