The station building in 2005
|Original company||North British Railway|
|Pre-grouping||North British Railway|
|Post-grouping||British Railways (North Eastern)|
|1 February 1861||Station opened|
|15 October 1956||Station closed completely|
|Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom|
|Closed railway stations in Britain|
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Thorneyburn railway station served the village of Thorneyburn, Northumberland, England from 1861 to 1956 on the Border Counties Railway.
Thorneyburn is a village in Northumberland, England, to the northwest of Bellingham.
Northumberland is a county in North East England. The northernmost county of England, it borders Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. To the east is the North Sea coastline with a 64 miles (103 km) path. The county town is Alnwick, although the County council is based in Morpeth.
The Border Counties Railway was a railway line connecting Hexham in Northumberland, with Riccarton Junction on the Waverley Route in Roxburghshire.
The station opened on 1 February 1861 by the North British Railway. The station was situated on a gated lane, at a former level crossing and west of Lanehead. The station was omitted from the timetable of 1 September 1864 but reappeared in the timetable of 1 October 1864 but with trains on Tuesdays only. A map from 1866 shows that the station had a siding and a goods dock but in the 1898 edition of the map, the siding was gone and the 1904 Railway Clearing House Handbook showed that the station never handled goods traffic. A full weekday service commenced from 27 September 1937. The station closed completely on 15 October 1956. By 1974 the platform had gone and the level crossing gates were replaced shortly after.
The North British Railway was a British railway company, based in Edinburgh, Scotland. It was established in 1844, with the intention of linking with English railways at Berwick. The line opened in 1846, and from the outset the Company followed a policy of expanding its geographical area, and competing with the Caledonian Railway in particular. In doing so it committed huge sums of money, and in doing so incurred shareholder disapproval that resulted in two chairmen leaving the company.
Lanehead is a hamlet in County Durham, England. It lies at the head of Weardale, approximately 2 km west of Cowshill. It is also located near to Killhope, and the border of the county Cumbria. In the 2001 census Lanehead had a population of 40.
Royal Park railway station is located on the Upfield railway line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the northern Melbourne suburb of Parkville, and opened on 9 September 1884.
Jewell railway station is located on the Upfield railway line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the northern Melbourne suburb of Brunswick. It opened on 9 September 1884 as South Brunswick, and was renamed Jewell on 1 February 1954, honouring a long-serving member of the State Parliament, James Jewell, who represented the Brunswick electorate from 1910 to 1949.
Diggers Rest railway station is located on the Sunbury line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-western Melbourne suburb of Diggers Rest, and opened on 2 October 1859.
Kyneton railway station is located on the Bendigo line, in Victoria, Australia. It serves the town of Kyneton, and opened on 25 April 1862.
Paignton railway station serves the town and seaside resort of Paignton in Devon, England. It is 222 miles 12 chains measured from London Paddington. The station is the current terminus of the Riviera Line from Exeter and is also an interchange station between National Rail services and the preserved Dartmouth Steam Railway.
Abererch railway station is located at a level crossing on the minor road from the beach to the village of Abererch on the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd, Wales.
Barnoldswick railway station was the only railway station on the Midland Railway's 1-mile-64-chain (2.9 km) long Barnoldswick Branch in the West Riding of Yorkshire in England. The line left the Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway at Barnoldswick Junction 55 chains from Earby railway station. The line through the junction was on a 20-chain radius after which it converged to a single track and ran in a straight but undulating line to Barnoldswick. The passenger train that ran back and forth between Barnoldswick and Earby was known locally as the 'Barlick Spud' or 'Spudroaster'. The real reason for the name is lost in time, but the two versions that were commonly recited are that the original branch locomotive was so small it looked like a portable potato roaster used by a local vendor or that the journey time was the same as that taken to roast a potato in the locomotive's firebox.
Rainford Village railway station was on the railway line from St Helens to Rainford Junction, then Ormskirk, England.
Legbourne Road was a railway station on the East Lincolnshire Railway which served the village of Legbourne in Lincolnshire between 1848 and 1964. The station was closed to passengers in 1953, and withdrawal of goods facilities took place in 1964. The line through the station closed in 1970. The station once housed a museum containing railway memorabilia; this closed in 1998 and the building is once again a private residence.
North Thoresby is a heritage railway station in North Thoresby, Lincolnshire. The station, which was previously part of the East Lincolnshire Railway, closed in 1970, but has since been reopened by the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway. The first services to the station from Ludborough, to the south, ran in August 2009, the first in 47 years. The LWR aims to extend the line further in both directions, northwards as far as Holton-Le-Clay and southwards to Louth.
Menthorpe Gate railway station was a station on the Selby to Driffield Line in North Yorkshire, England serving the village of North Duffield and the hamlets of Menthorpe and Bowthorpe. It appeared first in public timetables in 1851 and kept the "Gate" suffix when it was dropped from many other station names in 1864. In 1881, a station mistress is recorded.
Broughton Skeog (NX4554444071) was a railway station that was located near level crossing gates over a minor road on the Wigtownshire Railway branch line, from Newton Stewart, of the Portpatrick and Wigtownshire Joint Railway. It served a rural area in Wigtownshire and was named after the nearby farm. Although the station closed as far back as 1885 the line was not closed to passenger services until 1950, and to goods in 1964.
Goswick railway station served the hamlet of Goswick, Northumberland, England from 1870 to 1964 on the East Coast Main Line.
Longhirst railway station was a railway station that served the village of Longhirst, Morpeth, England from 1847 to 1964 on the East Coast Main Line.
Plessey railway station was a railway station that served the hamlet of Plessey, Northumberland, England from 1859 to 1962 on the East Coast Main Line.
The Avenue railway station was a railway station that served the village of Seaton Sluice, England from 1861 to 1864 on the Blyth and Tyne Railway.
Usworth railway station was a railway station that served the village of Usworth, Washington, England from 1864 to 1963 on the Leamside line.
Peebles railway station was the second site of the railway station in Peebles, Scottish Borders, Scotland from 1864 to 1962 on the Peebles Railway.
Hessay railway station was a railway station that served the village of Hessay, North Yorkshire, England from 1849 to 1964 on the Harrogate line.
Cliffe Common railway station, also known as Cliff Common, formerly Cliff Common Gate, served the village of Cliffe, Selby, England from 1848 to 1964 on the Selby-Driffield line, and was the southern terminus of the Derwent Valley Light Railway.
|Preceding station||Historical railways||Following station|
| Falstone |
Line and station closed
| North British Railway |
Border Counties Railway
| Tarset |
Line and station closed
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