Swaffham railway station

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Swaffham
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Location
Place Swaffham
Area Breckland
Grid reference TF818094
Operations
Original company Lynn and Dereham Railway
East Anglian Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
10 Aug 1847 Opened[1]
9 Sep 1968 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
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Swaffham railway station was located in Swaffham, Norfolk. It was the junction for lines to King's Lynn, Dereham and Thetford. The Thetford branch closed on 15 June 1964, and the station closed to passengers on 9 September 1968.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Narborough and Pentney
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Lynn and Dereham Railway
  Sporle
Line and station closed
Terminus   Great Eastern Railway
Bury and Thetford (Swaffham Branch)
  Holme Hale
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Lock, R C H. "Swaffham 1953 - A typical working day". Great Eastern Railway Journal (63): 16.  – gives a description of operations at this station in 1953

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°39′08″N 0°41′12″E / 52.6522°N 0.6868°E / 52.6522; 0.6868