Tilton railway station

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Tilton
Location
Place Tilton on the Hill
Area Leicestershire
Grid reference SK761057
Operations
Pre-grouping Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway
Post-grouping LNER and LMS joint
Platforms 2
History
1879 Opened
1953 Closed
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

Tilton railway station was a railway station serving the village of Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire. It was also the railhead for Skeffington and Owston. The station was 1.3 miles east of Tilton on the road to Oakham. It was 1.7 miles from Owston and 2.3 miles from Skeffington by public footpath, but longer by road.[1] on the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway. It opened in 1879 and closed in 1953. To the north of the station was Marefield Junction.

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
John O' Gaunt   London and North Western Railway
Nottingham to Northampton
  East Norton
Lowesby   Great Northern Railway
Leicester Belgrave Road to Peterborough North
 
The site of the railway station in 2010

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.16

Coordinates: 52°38′37″N 0°52′37″W / 52.6436°N 0.8769°W / 52.6436; -0.8769