Tilmanstone Colliery Halt railway station

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Tilmanstone Colliery Halt
Location
PlaceTilmanstone
AreaDover (district)
Grid referenceTR285505
Operations
Original companyEast Kent Light Railway
Post-grouping
Platforms1
History
16 October 1916Opened
1925renamed Elvington
1 November 1948Closed
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

Tilmanstone Colliery Halt was a station on the East Kent Light Railway. It opened on 16 October 1916 and was renamed Elvington in 1925. It closed to passenger traffic after the last train on 30 October 1948. The station served the pit village of Elvington.[1] Part of the platform is still in situ hidden in undergrowth.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Eythorne   16 October 1916 to
31 December 1947
East Kent Light Railway
  Knowlton
Eythorne   1 January 1948 to
30 October 1948
Southern Region
  Knowlton

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mitchell & Smith (1989)

Sources[edit]

  • Vic Mitchell, Keith Smith (1989). The East Kent Light Railway. Midhurst, Sussex, UK: Middleton Press. ISBN 0-906520-61-4.

Coordinates: 51°12′29″N 1°16′06″E / 51.2081°N 1.2682°E / 51.2081; 1.2682