Woodland railway station

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Woodland
Location
Place Woodland, Cumbria
Area South Lakeland
Coordinates 54°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 reference SD2489
Operations
Original company Coniston Railway
Pre-grouping Furness Railway
Post-grouping London Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1859 Station opens
6 October 1958 Station closed to passengers
30 April 1962 Station closed to freight
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Woodland Railway Station is a closed railway station that served the hamlet of Woodland, in Cumbria, England and was on the branch line to Coniston.

History[edit]

Authorised by Parliament in August 1857 the line to Conistion was open less than two years later in June 1859.[1] British Railways closed the station and the branch to passengers in 1958 and goods in 1962.[2]

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. ^ Searle, MV (1983) Lost Lines: Anthology of Britain's Lost Railways, New Cavendish Books P187
  2. ^ Western, Robert (2007), The Coniston Railway, Usk: Oakwood Press, ISBN 978-0-85361-667-2 P80

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