Wickham Bishops railway station

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Wickham Bishops
Location
Place Wickham Bishops
Area Maldon
Coordinates 51°46′24″N 0°38′35″E / 51.7732°N 0.6431°E / 51.7732; 0.6431Coordinates: 51°46′24″N 0°38′35″E / 51.7732°N 0.6431°E / 51.7732; 0.6431
Grid reference TL824116
Operations
Original company Maldon, Witham and Braintree Railway[1]
Eastern Counties Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 1
History
2 October 1848 Opened as Wickham[1]
1 October 1913 Renamed Wickham Bishops[1]
7 September 1964 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Wickham Bishops railway station served the village of Wickham Bishops, Essex. It closed in 1964.

History[edit]

The Maldon, Witham and Braintree railway – which consisted of two branch lines from the Eastern Counties Railway station at Witham – opened for goods on 15 August 1848. Passenger services began on 2 October that year,[2] and a station originally named Wickham was opened that day.[1]

The station was renamed Wickham Bishops on 1 October 1913, and closed on 7 September 1964.[1]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Witham
Line closed, station open
  Great Eastern Railway
Witham-Maldon branch line
  Langford and Ulting
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e 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. p. 250. ISBN 1-8526-0508-1. OCLC 60251199. 
  2. ^ Awdry, Christopher (1990). Encyclopaedia of British Railway Companies. London: Guild Publishing. p. 147. CN 8983. 

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