Tollesbury Pier railway station
The station in c. 1907
|Original company||Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Great Eastern Railway|
|15 May 1907||Opened|
|17 July 1921||Closed|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain|
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Tollesbury Pier railway station was a short-lived terminus of an extension of the Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway, serving Tollesbury's pier on the River Blackwater in Essex. The station was opened in 1907. The station was 10 miles 8 chains (16.25 km) from Kelvedon (Low Level) station.
The 1.75-mile extension from the existing terminus at Tollesbury to Tollesbury Pier never brought the expected traffic. During World War I the pier was used for troop training on the river and was subsequently closed to passengers in 1921. The government took over the pier during World War II and erected defences along it.
- 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.
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- "Steaming into Tiptree Railway Station - The Crab and Winkle story". TiptreeTurner Website. Archived from the original on 11 May 2008.
- 1945 O. S. map showing line extending to Tollesbury Pier, but with station no longer marked having closed in 1921.
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|Tollesbury||Great Eastern Railway
Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway
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