Woodland railway station

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Woodland
Location
PlaceWoodland, Cumbria
AreaSouth Lakeland
Coordinates54°18′13″N 3°10′04″W / 54.3036°N 3.1678°W / 54.3036; -3.1678Coordinates: 54°18′13″N 3°10′04″W / 54.3036°N 3.1678°W / 54.3036; -3.1678
Grid referenceSD2489
Operations
Original companyConiston Railway
Pre-groupingFurness Railway
Post-groupingLondon Midland and Scottish Railway
Platforms2[1]
History
1859Station opened
6 October 1958Station closed to passengers
30 April 1962Station closed completely
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


Woodland railway station served the hamlet of Woodland, in Cumbria, England. It was on the branch line to Coniston.

History[edit]

Authorised by Parliament in August 1857 the line to Coniston was open less than two years later in June 1859.[2] British Railways closed the station and the branch to passengers in 1958 and goods in 1962.[3]

The station building remains and is a private residence.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Broughton-in-Furness
Line and station closed
  Furness Railway
Coniston Railway
  Torver
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrews & Holme 2003, p. 24.
  2. ^ Searle 1983, p. 187.
  3. ^ Western 2007, p. 80.

Sources[edit]

  • Andrews, Michael; Holme, Geoff (2005). The Coniston Railway. Pinner: Cumbrian Railways Association. ISBN 978-0-9540232-3-2.
  • Searle, Muriel V. (1982). Lost Lines: Anthology of Britain's Lost Railways. London: New Cavendish Books. ISBN 978-0-904568-45-5.
  • Western, Robert (2007). The Coniston Railway (Locomotive Papers). Catrine: The Oakwood Press (now Stenlake Publishing). ISBN 978-0-85361-667-2.

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