List of closed railway stations in Britain: A

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The list of closed railway stations in Britain includes the following: Year of closure is given if known. Stations reopened as heritage railways continue to be included in this list and some have been linked. Some stations have been reopened to passenger traffic. Some lines remain in use for freight and mineral traffic. (Recently closed stations are included.)

(Town, unless in station name)
Rail companyYear closed
Abbey and West Dereham GER 1930
Abbey of Deer Platform London and North Eastern Railway 1970
Abbey Foregate (Shrewsbury) S&WTN 1912
Abbey Junction NBR, CAL 1921
Abbey Town NBR 1964
Abbeydore GWR 1941
Abbeyhill (Edinburgh) NBR 1964
Abbots Ripton GNR 1958
Abbots Wood Junction MR 1855
Abbotsbury GWR 1952
Abbotsford Ferry NBR 1931
Abbotsham Road BWH!&AR 1917
Aber (LNWR) Chester and Holyhead Railway 1960
Aberaman TVR 1964
Aberangell Mawddwy Railway/Cambrian Railways 1931
Aberavon (Seaside) Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway 1962
Aberavon Town Rhondda and Swansea Bay Railway 1962
Aberayron GWR 1951
Aberbargoed B&MJR 1962
Aberbeeg GWR 1962
Aberbran N&B 1962
Abercairny Caledonian 1951
Abercamlais Neath and Brecon Railway 1962
Abercanaid GWR/Rhymney Jt1951
Abercarn GWR 1962
Aberchalder HR/NBR 1933
Abercrave N&B 1932
Abercwmboi Halt TVR 1956
Abercynon North British Rail 2008
Aberdare High Level GWR 1964 reopened 1988
Aberdare Low Level TVR 1964
Aberdeen Ferryhill Aberdeen Railway 1864
Aberdeen Guild Street Aberdeen Railway 1867
(Aberdeen) Holburn Street Deeside Railway (GNoSR)1937
(Aberdeen) Hutcheon Street Denburn Valley Line (GNoSR)1937
Aberdeen Kittybrewster
(3 stations of this name, on 2 lines; all closed)
GNoSR 1968
Aberdeen Waterloo GNoSR 1867
Aberderfyn Halt GWR 1915
Aberdylais Halt GWR 1964
Aberedw Cambrian Railways 1962
Aberfan Great Western Railway/Rhymney Railway Jt1951
Aberfeldy Highland Railway 1965
Aberford Aberford Railway 1924
Aberfoyle NBR 1951
Abergavenny Brecon Road Merthyr, Tredegar and Abergavenny Railway 1958
Abergavenny Junction GWR 1958
Aberglaslyn Welsh Highland Railway 1936 reopened as Nantmor in 2010
Abergwili LNWR 1963
Abergwynfi GWR 1960
Aberlady NBR 1932
Aberllefenni Corris Railway 1931
Aberlour GNS 1965
Abermule Cambrian Railways 1965
Abernant GWR 1962
Abernethy (NBR) NBR 1955
Abernethy Road Edinburgh and Northern Railway 1848
Abersychan and Talywain LNWR/GWR Jt1941
Abersychan Low Level GWR 1962
Abertafol (formerly Abertafol Halt) Great Western Railway 1985
Aberthaw High Level Barry Railway 1964
Aberthaw Low Level Taff Vale Railway 1930
Aberthin Platform Taff Vale Railway 1920
Abertillery GWR 1893
Abertridwr Rhymney Railway 1964
Abertysswg Brecon and Merthyr Tydfil Junction Railway 1930
Aberystwyth (Vale of Rheidol Railway) (narrow gauge) GWR 1925
Abingdon GWR 1963
Abingdon Junction GWR 1873
Abingdon Road Halt GWR 1915
Abington (South Lanarkshire) CAL 1965
Abington (Cambridgeshire) Newmarket Railway 1851
Aboyne GNS 1966
Aby for Claythorpe GNR 1961
Achterneed Highland Railway 1965
Ach-na-Cloich CAL 1965
Ackworth Swinton and Knottingley Joint Railway 1951
Acrefair GWR 1965
Acrow Halt British Railways 1964
Adam Street (Cardiff) Rhymney Railway 1871
Adderbury GWR 1951
Adderley GWR 1963
Addingham MID 1965
Addiscombe SER 1997
Adlestrop GWR 1966
Admaston Halt S&WTN 1964
Adolphus Street (Bradford) GNR 1867
Advie GNS 1868
Afon Wen L&NWR/Cambrian Railways 1964
Agecroft Bridge MBB/LY 1861
Ainderby NER 1954
Ainsdale Beach CLC 1952
Ainsworth Road Halt L&YR 1953
Aintree Central CLC 1960
Aintree Racecourse L&YR 1962
Airdrie East CAL 1943
Airdrie Hallcraig Street North British Railway 1871
Airdrie Leaend Ballochney Railway 1843
Airdrie North
NBR 1930
Airmyn NER 1964
Airth CAL 1954
Akeld NER 1930
Akeman Street GCR 1930
Albert Road Bridge Halt L&SWR/LB&SCR Joint1914
Albert Road Halt (Plymouth) L&SWR 1947
Alberta Place Halt TVR 1968
Albion LNWR 1960
Alcester MID 1962
Aldeburgh GER 1966
Aldeby GER 1959
Aldridge MID 1965
Aldwych Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway 1994
Alexandra Dock Liverpool Overhead Railway 1956
Alexandra Dock LNWR 1948
Alexandra Palace
(not the existing Alexandra Palace station)
Muswell Hill Railway 1954
Alford GNS 1950
Alford Halt GWR 1962
Alford Town GNR 1970
Algarkirk and Sutterton GNR 1961
All Saints (Clevedon) Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Railway 1940
All Stretton Halt Shrewsbury and Hereford Joint Railway 1958
Allanfearn Highland Railway 1965
Allangrange Highland Railway 1951
Allendale NER 1930
Allerton LNWR 2005. A new station Liverpool South Parkway opened in 2006 on same site.
Allerwash Newcastle and Carlisle Railway 1837
Allhallows-on-Sea SR 1961
Allhallows Colliery Maryport and Carlisle Railway circa 1928
Alloa NBR 1968 reopened 2008
Alloa Alloa Railway 1885
Alloa Ferry Stirling & Dunfermline Railway 1852
Alloa Junction CAL 1865
Alloa South CAL 1885
Alloway G&SWR 1930
Alltddu Halt GWR 1965
Allt-y-Graig LM&SR 1930
Almeley GWR 1940
Almondbank CAL 1951
Alne NER 1958
Alnwick NER 1887
Alphington Halt GWR 1958
Alresford (Hampshire) LSWR 1973 reopened 1977
Alrewas LNWR 1965
Alsager Road North Staffordshire Railway 1931
Alsop en le Dale LNWR 1954
Alston NER 1976
Altcar & Hillhouse Cheshire Lines Committee 1952
Altcar Rifle Range L&YR 1921
Althorp Park LNWR 1960
Altofts MID 1990
Alton Heights Junction Caledonian Railway c.1926
Alton Park London and South Western Railway 1939
Alton Towers North Staffordshire Railway 1965
Altrincham Manchester, South Junction and Altrincham Railway 1881
Alva NBR 1954
Alveley Colliery Halt Great Western Railway 1963
Alverstone (Isle of Wight) IoWC J 1956
Alverthorpe GNR 1954
Alves Highland Railway 1965
Alvescot GWR 1962
Alyth CAL 1951
Alyth Junction CAL 1967
Amberswood (Hindley) Lancashire Union Railway 1872
Amble NER 1930
Amesbury LSWR 1952
Amisfield CAL 1952
Amlwch L&NWR 1964
Ammanford (GWR) GWR 1958
Ammanford Colliery Halt GWR 1958
Amotherby NER 1931
Ampleforth NER 1950
Ampress Works Halt British Railways 1989
Ampthill Midland Railway 1959
Andover Town L&SWR 1964
Andoversford GWR 1962
Andoversford and Dowdeswell M&SWJR 1927
Angarrack West Cornwall Railway 1853
Angel Road Northern and Eastern Railway 2019
Angerton NBR 1952
Anlaby Road (Hull) NER 1854
Ann Street Halt L&NWR 1951
Annan Shawhill CAL 1931
Annbank GSWR 1951
Annesley MID 1953
Annfield Plain NER 1955
Annitsford NER 1958
Anston GCR/MID Joint1929
Anstruther NBR 1883
Apperley Bridge MID 1965 reopened 2015
Appin CAL 1966
Appleby (Lincs) Great Central Railway 1967
Appleby East NER 1962
Appledore (Devon) Bideford, Westward Ho! and Appledore Railway 1917
Appleton LNWR 1951
Arbirlot Dundee and Arbroath Railway 1929
Arbroath Catherine Street Arbroath and Forfar Railway 1848
Arbroath Lady Loan Dundee and Arbroath Railway 1848
Arbuckle Monklands Railway 1862
Arddleen Halt Cambrian Railways 1965
Ardeer Platform Lanarkshire and Ayrshire Railway 1966
Ardingly LB&SCR 1963
Ardleigh GER 1967
Ardler CAL 1956
Ardley GWR 1963
Ardrossan Montgomerie Pier L&AR 1968
Ardrossan North L&AR 1932
Ardrossan Town G&SWR 1968
Reopened 1987
Ardrossan Winton Pier G&SWR 1987
Ardsley GNR 1964
Arenig GWR 1960
Argoed Halt LNWR 1960
Argyle Halt Swansea Improvements and Tramway Company 1960
Arkholme for Kirkby Lonsdale Furness and Midland Joint Railway 1960
Arkleby M&C 1852
Arksey GNR 1952
Arkwright Street (Nottingham) GCR 1969
Arkwright Town LD&ECR 1951
Arlecdon Cleator & Workington Junction Railway 1917
Arlesey and Henlow GNR 1959 reopened 1988
Arley and Fillongley MID 1960
Arley Great Western Railway 1963 since reopened by Severn Valley Railway
Armadale NBR 1956 reopened 2011
Armathwaite MID 1970 reopened 1986
Armitage LNWR 1960
Armley Canal Road MID 1965
Armley Moor GNR 1966
Arnage GNS 1965
Arpley (Warrington) St Helens Railway 1958
Arthington NER 1865
Arthog Cambrian Railways 1965
Arundel and Littlehampton LB&SCR 1863
Ascot West Race Platform LSWR 1965
Asfordby MID 1951
Ash Green Halt LSWR 1937
Ash Street (Southport) L&YR 1902
Ash Town East Kent Light Railway 1948
Ashbourne LNWR/NS Joint1899
Ashburton GWR 1958
Ashbury LSWR 1966
Ashby Magna GCR 1969
Ashby-de-la-Zouch MID 1964
Ashchurch MID 1971 reopened 1997
Ashcombe Road (Weston-Super-Mare) Weston, Clevedon and Portishead Railway 1940
Ashcott Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway 1966
Ashdon Halt GER 1964
Ashey Isle of Wight Central Railway 1966 reopened by Isle Of Wight Steam Railway
Ashey Racecourse Isle of Wight Central Railway 1930
Ashford West London, Chatham and Dover Railway 1899 (passengers)
Ashford Bowdler Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway 1855
Ashington NER 1964
Ashington Colliery Junction NER 1878
Ashleigh Road Swansea and Mumbles Railway 1960
Ashley and Weston LNWR 1951
Ashley Heath Halt SR 1964
Ashley Hill GWR 1964
Ashover Butts Ashover Light Railway 1936
Ashperton GWR 1965
Ashton (Devon) GWR 1958
Ashton (Bristol) Bristol and Exeter Railway 1856
Ashton Gate GWR 1964
Ashton Hall (private) LNWR 1930
Ashton Moss Oldham, Ashton and Guide Bridge Junction Railway 1862
Ashton-in-Makerfield GCR 1952
Ashton (Oldham Road) Oldham, Ashton and Guide Bridge Junction Railway 1959
Ashton-under-Hill MID 1963
Ashton Park Parade (Ashton-under-Lyne) Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway 1956
Ashwater LSWR 1966
Ashwell MID 1966
Ashwellthorpe (Norfolk) GER 1939
Askern L&YR 1947
Askrigg NER 1954
Aspall and Thorndon Mid-Suffolk Light Railway 1952
Astley LNWR 1956
Astley Bridge L&YR 1879
Aston Botterell Cleobury Mortimer and Ditton Priors Light Railway 1938
Aston Cantlow Halt GWR 1939
Aston Rowant GWR 1957
Aston-by-Stone North Staffordshire Railway 1947
Astwood Halt GWR 1939
Aswarby and Scredington GNR 1930
Athelney GWR 1964
Atherleigh LMS 1954
Atherton Bag Lane LNWR 1954
Attercliffe Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway 1927
Attercliffe Road Midland Railway 1995
Attimore Hall Halt GNR 1905
Attlebridge Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway 1959
Auchendinny NBR 1951
Auchengray CAL 1966
Auchenheath CAL 1951
Auchenmade L&AW 1932
Auchincruive GSWR 1951
Auchindachy GNSR 1968
Auchlochan Platform CAL 1965
Auchmacoy GNSR 1932
Auchnagatt GNSR 1965
Auchterarder CAL 1956
Auchterhouse CAL 1860
Auchterless GNSR 1951
Auchtermuchty NBR 1950
Audenshaw LNWR 1950
Audlem GWR 1963
Audley and Bignall End North Staffordshire Railway 1931
Auldbar Road CAL 1956
Auldearn Highland Railway 1960
Auldgirth GSWR 1952
Aultmore Highland Railway 1915
Authorpe GNR 1961
Aviemore (Speyside) Strathspey Railway 1998
Avoch Highland Railway 1951
Avonbridge NBR 1930
Avon Lodge Ringwood, Christchurch and Bournemouth Railway 1935
Avonmouth (BPRP) Clifton Extension Railway 1902 public
1903 workmen
Avonmouth Docks GWR 1915
Avonwick GWR 1963
Awre for Blakeney GWR 1959
Awsworth GNR 1964
Axbridge GWR 1963
Aycliffe NER 1953
Aylesbury (Brook Street) Metropolitan Railway 1894
Aylesbury High Street LNWR 1889
Aylsham North Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway 1959
Aylsham South GER 1952
Aynho GWR 1964
Aynho Park Platform GWR 1963
Ayot GNR 1949
Ayr – original station or Ayr North Glasgow & South Western Railway 1857
Aysgarth NER 1954
Ayton NBR 1962

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