Thurlby railway station

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Thurlby
Location
Place Thurlby
Area South Kesteven
Grid reference TF092166
Operations
Original company Bourne and Essendine Railway [1]
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms1
History
16 May 1860 (1860-05-16)Station opened
18 June 1951 (1951-06-18)Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Thurlby railway station was a station in Thurlby by Bourne, Lincolnshire on the Bourn and Essendine Railway between Essendine and Bourne. It was closed in 1951. [2] [3]

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History

A 1903 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (left) railways in the vicinity of Thurlby Bourne, Little Bytham, March, Spalding, Stamford & Wansford Lynn & South Lynn RJD 46.jpg
A 1903 Railway Clearing House Junction Diagram showing (left) railways in the vicinity of Thurlby

The station opened on 16 May 1860. [4]

It closed on 18 June 1951. [4]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Great Northern Railway

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References

  1. Historic England. "Bourne and Essendine railway (1365423)". PastScape. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  2. British Railways Atlas.1947. p.17
  3. Historic England. "Thurlby Station (507095)". PastScape. Retrieved 18 December 2010.
  4. 1 2 Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 229. ISBN   1-85260-508-1. R508.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

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