St Albans (London Road) railway station

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St Albans London Road
St Albans (London Rd) Railway Station.jpg
Location
PlaceSt Albans
AreaCity and District of St Albans, Hertfordshire
Coordinates51°44′42″N 0°19′40″W / 51.745078°N 0.327806°W / 51.745078; -0.327806Coordinates: 51°44′42″N 0°19′40″W / 51.745078°N 0.327806°W / 51.745078; -0.327806
Operations
Original companyHatfield and St Albans Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway
Post-groupingLNER
Platforms1
History
16 October 1865Station opened[1]
1 October 1951Station closed[1]
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

St Albans London Road was one of three railway stations in St Albans, Hertfordshire.

History[edit]

A 1902 Railway Clearing House map of railways in the vicinity of St Albans (London Road) (lower left, shown here as G.N.)
Railway stations in St Albans
Midland Main Line
to The North
St Albans City
St Albans Abbey
St Albans (London Road)
Park Street
Sanders Siding
Salvation Army Halt
Hertfordshire County
Mental Hospital
Hill End

The station was opened by the Hatfield and St Albans Railway on 16 October 1865,[1] and passenger services ceased on 1 October 1951.[1]

The station building has been restored, and the trackbed now forms part of the Alban Way, a 6½-mile-long cycle track from St Albans to Hatfield.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
St Albans Abbey
Line closed; station open
  Great Northern Railway
Hatfield and St Albans Railway
  Salvation Army Halt
Line and station closed

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Butt (1995), page 202

Sources[edit]

  • 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.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.