Spilsby railway station
Spilsby railway station c.1890.
|Area||East Lindsey, Lincolnshire|
|Original company||Spilsby and Firsby Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Northern Railway|
|Post-grouping||London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
|1 May 1868||Opened|
|10 Sep 1939||Closed to passengers|
|1958||Closed to goods|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain
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Spilsby railway station was a railway station in the market town of Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England. The station stood on a four mile long branch line between Spilsby and Firsby Junction, where it connected with the main line from Cleethorpes to London, and was opened on 1 May 1868. However, traffic on the line soon slumped, and the line was bought by the Great Northern Railway in 1890. In 1939 passenger services on the line were suspended, leaving only a goods service which itself ceased in 1958, when the railway station and line were closed.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Terminus||Great Northern Railway
- 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. p. 217. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
- Historic England. "Spilsby Station (507082)". PastScape. Retrieved 2011-02-08.
- Historic England. "Branch line (1365491)". PastScape. Retrieved 2011-02-08.
- "Spilsby Railway Station". www.spilsby.info. Retrieved 2008-05-05.
- British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
Ludlam, A.J. (1985). The Spilsby to Firsby Railway: Oakwood Press. ISBN 0-85361-310-9
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