Whitehurst Halt railway station

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Whitehurst Halt
Location
Place Whitehurst
Area Wrexham
Coordinates 52°57′13″N 3°03′48″W / 52.9537°N 3.0633°W / 52.9537; -3.0633Coordinates: 52°57′13″N 3°03′48″W / 52.9537°N 3.0633°W / 52.9537; -3.0633
Grid reference SJ285401
Operations
Original company Shrewsbury, Oswestry and Chester Junction Railway
Pre-grouping Great Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
12 October 1848 Opened as Llangollen Road
June 1852 Closed
1 October 1905 Reopened as Llangollen Road Halt
1 May 1906 Renamed Whitehurst Halt
12 September 1960 Closed [1][2]
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Whitehurst Halt was a small railway station located on the Shrewsbury to Chester Line about a mile and a half north of Chirk in Wales, immediately on the north side of the 46-yard Whitehurst Tunnel. It was opened by the Great Western Railway as Llangollen Road Halt and the name was changed on 1 May 1906.[3]


Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Chirk   Great Western Railway
Shrewsbury to Chester Line
  Cefn

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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.  pp.146 & 248
  2. ^ Clinker, C.R., (1978) Clinker’s Register of Closed Stations, Avon Anglia ISBN 0-905466-19-5
  3. ^ Clinker, C.R., (1979) GWR Register of Halts & Platforms, Avon Anglia ISBN 0-905466-29-2

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