Thornton Junction railway station

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Thornton Junction
Thornton Junction geograph-2875518-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
The station in 1966
Location Thornton, Fife
Scotland
Coordinates 56°10′00″N3°07′47″W / 56.1667°N 3.1296°W / 56.1667; -3.1296 Coordinates: 56°10′00″N3°07′47″W / 56.1667°N 3.1296°W / 56.1667; -3.1296
Grid reference NT299976
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original company Edinburgh and Northern Railway
Pre-grouping North British Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
17 September 1847 (1847-09-17)Opened as Thornton
1 July 1923Name changed to Thornton Junction
6 October 1969 (1969-10-06)Closed

Thornton Junction railway station served the village of Thornton, Fife, Scotland from 1847 to 1969 on the Fife Coast Railway.

History

The station opened on 17 September 1847 as Thornton by the Edinburgh and Northern Railway. It was situated north of the triangle junction . The name was changed to Thornton Junction by the LNER on 1 July 1923. The station closed to both passengers and goods traffic on 6 October 1969. [1]

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References

  1. "Thornton Junction Station". Canmore. Retrieved 4 April 2018.