Weston railway station (Lincolnshire)

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Weston
Location
Grid reference TF281228
Operations
Original company Norwich and Spalding Railway
Pre-grouping Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Post-grouping Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Platforms 1
History
1858 Opened
2 March 1959 Closed[1]
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
A 1903 Railway Clearing House map of railways in the vicinity of Weston (upper centre)
The former station, 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the village

Weston railway station was a station in Weston, Lincolnshire on the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway, Built by the Norwich and Spalding Railway and opened on 15 November 1858.[2][3] It was on the main line between the Midlands and the Norfolk Coast, a route commonly used by holidaymakers in the summer months. It closed to passengers on 2 March 1959.[2][3] The line divided west of here, some trains running in to terminate at Spalding and others carrying on west into the Midlands.[4]

Former Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Line closed, station open
Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Line and station closed
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ a b Historic England. "Weston railway station (507105)". PastScape. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  3. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 246. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 
  4. ^ British Railways Atlas 1947. Ian Allan. p. 17. ISBN 9780711036437. 

Coordinates: 52°47′15″N 0°05′59″W / 52.7874°N 0.0996°W / 52.7874; -0.0996