Wellingborough London Road railway station

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Wellingborough London Road
Wellingborough (London Road) Station geograph-2188652.jpg
A Peterborough - Northampton train in 1962
Location
Place Wellingborough
Area Borough of Wellingborough
Grid reference SP902665
Operations
Original company London and Birmingham Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
2 June 1845 Opened (Wellingborough)
16 July 1924 Renamed (Wellingborough London Road)
4 May 1964 Closed to passengers[1]
7 November 1966 Station closed to goods[2]
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
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Wellingborough London Road railway station is a former railway station in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire on a line which connected Peterborough and Northampton.

The former Wellingborough London Road railway bridge over the River Nene is now a footbridge.

This station was on an important junction with a link to the Midland Main Line at Wellingborough Midland Road which enabled through running from Northampton to Midland Road, Kettering and Leicester. The station remains have gone with the line ending under the A45.

The former Wellingborough London Road railway track location.

The former service[edit]

The service was from Peterborough to Northampton via Wellingborough. The station opened in 1845 and closed in 1964 to passengers and closed fully in 1966.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Castle Ashby & Earls Barton
Line and station closed
  London and North Western Railway
Northampton and Peterborough Railway
  Ditchford
Line and station closed
    Wellingborough Midland Road
Line closed, station open

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ Clinker, C.R. (October 1978). Clinker's Register of Closed Passenger Stations and Goods Depots in England, Scotland and Wales 1830-1977. Bristol: Avon-AngliA Publications & Services. p. 142. ISBN 0-905466-19-5. 

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Coordinates: 52°17′20″N 0°40′44″W / 52.2890°N 0.6789°W / 52.2890; -0.6789