Washingborough railway station

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Washingborough
Old Washingborough Station House - geograph.org.uk - 66348.jpg
Former station building
Location
Place Washingborough
Area Lincolnshire
Coordinates 53°13′33″N 0°28′50″W / 53.22570°N 0.48042°W / 53.22570; -0.48042Coordinates: 53°13′33″N 0°28′50″W / 53.22570°N 0.48042°W / 53.22570; -0.48042
Grid reference TF015709
Operations
Original company Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping LNER
Platforms 2
History
17 October 1848 opened
29 July 1940 closed (passenger)
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

Washingborough railway station was a railway station serving the village of Washingborough, Lincolnshire.[1]

History[edit]

A 1908 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing railways in the vicinity of Washingborough (right)
Former platforms

The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway (GNR) on 17 October 1848.[2]

The GNR was a constituent of the London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) which was formed on 1 January 1923; and it was the LNER which closed the station on 29 July 1940.[2]

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Lincoln
Line closed, station open
  Great Northern Railway
Lincolnshire Loop Line
  Five Mile House
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  2. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 241. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

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