Tiptree railway station

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Tiptree
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General information
Location Tiptree, Colchester
England
Platforms1
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original company Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Key dates
1 October 1904Opened
7 May 1951Closed

Tiptree railway station was on the Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway, serving the village of Tiptree, Essex, England. The station was 3  miles 39  chains (5.61 km) from Kelvedon Low Level railway station. [1]

The station was opened in 1904. It was closed, along with the rest of the line for passengers, on 7 May 1951. [2]

A short siding ran from the station into the Wilkin & Sons jam factory for freight traffic. [3] The section between the jam factory and Kelvedon, through the closed Tiptree station, continued in use for freight traffic until 28 September 1962. [4]

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References

  1. "ELR: KET mileages".
  2. Butt, R. V. J. (October 1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN   978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC   60251199. OL   11956311M.
  3. "A Potted History". Wilkin & Sons. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  4. Keith Lovell (1999). "The Crab and Winkle Line". Tollesbury.org. Retrieved 26 July 2011.
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Inworth   Great Eastern Railway
Kelvedon and Tollesbury Light Railway
  Tolleshunt Knights

Coordinates: 51°48′27″N0°45′04″E / 51.8074°N 0.7511°E / 51.8074; 0.7511