Velvet Hall railway station

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Velvet Hall
Location
Place Horncliffe
Area Northumberland
Grid reference NT943490
Operations
Original company York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
27 July 1849 (1849-07-27) Station opened
4 July 1955 Station 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

Velvet Hall railway station was a railway station which served the village of Horncliffe.

History[edit]

A 1903 Railway Clearing House map showing (upper right) railways in the vicinity of Velvet Hall

The station opened on 27 July 1849.[1] It was situated on the Kelso Branch of the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway, being the first station after the junction at Tweedmouth.[2]

The station closed on 4 July 1955.[1]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Norham
Line and station closed
  North Eastern Railway
Kelso Branch
  Tweedmouth
Line and station closed

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Butt 1995, p. 238.
  2. ^ Conolly 1976, p. 31, section D3.

References[edit]

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  • Conolly, W. Philip (January 1976). British Railways Pre-Grouping Atlas and Gazetteer (5th ed.). Shepperton: Ian Allan. ISBN 0-7110-0320-3. EX/0176. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 55°44′06″N 2°05′28″W / 55.73513°N 2.09118°W / 55.73513; -2.09118