Withcall railway station

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Withcall
Withcall-railway-station-by-David-Prestidge.jpg
Withcall station platform edge, all that remained in 2004
Location
Place Withcall
Area Lincolnshire
Coordinates 53°20′03″N 0°04′31″W / 53.3341°N 0.0754°W / 53.3341; -0.0754Coordinates: 53°20′03″N 0°04′31″W / 53.3341°N 0.0754°W / 53.3341; -0.0754
Operations
Original company Louth and Lincoln Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping LNER
Platforms 1
History
1 August 1882[1] opened (passenger)
5 November 1951 closed (passenger)
17 December 1956 closed (goods)
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

Withcall railway station was a station in Withcall, Lincolnshire, England.[2][3]

History[edit]

The Great Northern Railway planned and built a branch line from Bardney to Louth in stages, the final stage between Donington on Bain and Louth opening to goods on 28 June 1876 and passengers on 1 December 1876.[4] Withcall railway station was the second station west of Louth on this line.

Passenger services ended on 5 November 1951, goods traffic on 17 December 1956.[3]

Route[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Donington on Bain
Line and station closed
  Great Northern Railway
Louth to Bardney line
  Hallington
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/w/withcall/index.shtml
  2. ^ British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  3. ^ a b Historic England. "Withcall station (507109)". PastScape. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  4. ^ "The Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire Transport Review - Bardney - a Retrospect". Archived from the original on 8 April 2009. Retrieved 3 June 2009.