Thrapston Bridge Street railway station

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Thrapston Bridge Street
Thrapston Bridge Street station (1966).JPG
Station in 1966.
Location Thrapston, North Northamptonshire
England
Grid reference SP993787
Platforms2
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original company London and Birmingham Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Key dates
2 June 1845Station opened as Thrapston
2 June 1924Renamed Thrapston Bridge Street
4 May 1964Station closed to passengers [1]
6 June 1965Station closed to goods [2]

See also Thrapston Midland Road

Thrapston Bridge Street railway station is a former railway station in Thrapston, Northamptonshire on the former Northampton and Peterborough Railway line which connected Peterborough and Northampton. [3]

Contents

The station buildings were designed by the architect John William Livock. [4]

In 1846 the line, along with the London and Birmingham, became part of the London and North Western Railway. At grouping in 1923 it became part of the London Midland and Scottish Railway.

The former service

The service was from Peterborough to Northampton via Wellingborough. The station opened in 1845 and closed in 1964 to passengers.


Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ringstead & Addington   London and North Western Railway
Northampton and Peterborough Railway
  Thorpe

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References

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  2. Clinker, C.R. (October 1978). Clinker's Register of Closed Passenger Stations and Goods Depots in England, Scotland and Wales 1830-1977. Bristol: Avon-AngliA Publications & Services. p. 135. ISBN   0-905466-19-5.
  3. British Railways Atlas 1947, p. 17.
  4. Pevsner, Nikolaus (1961). The Buildings of England. Northamptonshitre. Penguin Books.

Coordinates: 52°23′50″N0°32′32″W / 52.3972°N 0.5421°W / 52.3972; -0.5421