|Location|| Thurgoland, Barnsley |
|Original company||Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway|
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 Dukinfield Dog Lane, 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
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