Tilton railway station

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General information
Location Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire
Grid reference SK761057
Other information
Pre-grouping Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway
Post-grouping LNER and LMS joint
Key dates
15 December 1879Opened
7 December 1953Closed

Tilton railway station was a railway station serving the village of Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire. It was also the railhead for Skeffington and Owston. The station was 1.3 miles east of Tilton on the road to Oakham. It was 1.7 miles from Owston and 2.3 miles from Skeffington by public footpath, but longer by road. [1] on the Great Northern and London and North Western Joint Railway. It opened in 1879 and closed in 1953. [2] To the north of the station was Marefield Junction.

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
John O' Gaunt   London and North Western Railway
Nottingham to Northampton
  East Norton
Lowesby   Great Northern Railway
Leicester Belgrave Road to Peterborough North
The site of the railway station in 2010 Tilton on the Hill Railway Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 2127146.jpg
The site of the railway station in 2010

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  1. British Railways Atlas.1947. p.16
  2. Quick, M. E. (2002). Railway passenger stations in England, Scotland and Wales – a chronology. Richmond: Railway and Canal Historical Society. p. 422. OCLC   931112387.

Coordinates: 52°38′37″N0°52′37″W / 52.6436°N 0.8769°W / 52.6436; -0.8769