Thurgoland railway station

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Thurgoland
Location Thurgoland, Barnsley
England
Coordinates 53°29′57″N1°33′46″W / 53.49905°N 1.56287°W / 53.49905; -1.56287 Coordinates: 53°29′57″N1°33′46″W / 53.49905°N 1.56287°W / 53.49905; -1.56287
Grid reference SE290003
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original company Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway
Key dates
1845opened
1847closed

Thurgoland railway station was a small railway station built by the Sheffield, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Manchester Railway to serve the village of Thurgoland, South Yorkshire, England and opened on 5 December 1845. Due to cost-cutting measures involving staff and infrastructure the station was closed, along with Dog Lane, Dukinfield, Hazelhead and Oxspring on 1 November 1847, making this one of the shortest-lived stations anywhere, with a life span of just one year and 11 months.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Oxspring   Great Central Railway
Great Central Main Line
  Wortley

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