Site of the former station (2008)
|Location|| Topcliffe, North Yorkshire |
|Original company||Leeds and Thirsk Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Leeds and Thirsk Railway|
|Post-grouping|| LNER |
British Railways (North Eastern)
|1 June 1848||Opened|
|July 1854||Name changed to Topcliffe Gate|
|April 1863||Name reverted to Topcliffe|
|14 September 1959||Closed|
Topcliffe railway station served the village of Topcliffe, North Yorkshire, England from 1848 to 1959 on the Leeds and Thirsk Railway.
The station opened on 1 June 1848 by the Leeds and Thirsk Railway. The station was situated on both sides of the A167. The station's name was changed to Topcliffe Gate in July 1854 but it was reverted to Topcliffe in April 1863. The goods yard was located on the up side behind the station platform and consisted of three sidings, two of them serving coal drops. There was also a cattle dock. In 1911, the main freight handled at the station were 237 tons of potatoes and 253 tons of barley. The station closed to both passengers and goods traffic on 14 September 1959.
Sandhutton is a small village and civil parish in Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It lies about 3 miles (5 km) west of Thirsk on the A167. It has been referred to as Hutton, Hutton (Sand), and Sand Hutton. The name derives from Old English sand-hōh-tūn which translates as a shaply projecting piece of sandy ground with an enclosure, farmstead or village upon it.
Rainford railway station is situated to the north of the village of Rainford, Merseyside, England. It is on the Kirkby branch line. The station, and all trains serving it, are operated by Northern Trains.
Topcliffe is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. The village is situated on the River Swale, on the A167 road and close to the A168. It is about 5 miles (8 km) south-west of Thirsk and 11 miles (18 km) south of the county town of Northallerton. It has a population of 1,489. An army barracks, with a Royal Air Force airfield enclosed within, is located to the north of the village.
The Leeds–Northallerton railway is a partly disused railway line between West and North Yorkshire, in northern England.
Aby for Claythorpe was a railway station on the East Lincolnshire Railway which served the hamlets of Aby and Claythorpe in Lincolnshire between 1848 and 1961. It originally opened as Claythorpe, but was renamed in 1885. Withdrawal of goods facilities took place in 1961, on the same day that the station was closed to passengers. The line through the station is closed.
Wetherby railway station was built on the North Eastern Railway's Cross Gates to Wetherby Line on Linton Road. It replaced an earlier station on York Road which had opened on 1 May 1876.
Heriot railway station served the village of Heriot, Scottish Borders, Scotland from 1848 to 1969 on the Waverley Route.
The Leeds Northern Railway (LNR), originally the Leeds and Thirsk Railway, was an English railway company that built and opened a line from Leeds to Stockton via Harrogate and Thirsk. In 1845 the Leeds and Thirsk Railway received permission for a line from Leeds to Thirsk, part of which opened in 1848, but problems building the Bramhope Tunnel delayed trains operating into Leeds until 1849.
Melmerby railway station was a railway station and junction in North Yorkshire, England. It had one main line going south to Ripon and Harrogate and one main line north to Northallerton with one lesser line going east to Thirsk Town and also connecting with the East Coast Main Line at Thirsk railway station. Its one other line was a branch to Masham.
Thirsk Town was a railway station that briefly served passengers for Thirsk, North Yorkshire, England in the 1840s and 1850s. It was closed to passengers in 1855 but continued in freight use until October 1966. Trains could leave the site only south-eastwards onto the Leeds Northern Railway towards Ripon, but a reversal was possible into Thirsk railway station after crossing the main line between York and Darlington.
Leamside railway station served the villages of Leamside and West Rainton, in County Durham, England from 1844 to 1953 on the Leamside line.
Sherburn Colliery railway station served the village of Sherburn, County Durham, England from 1844 to 1959 on the Leamside line.
Newby Wiske railway station served the village of Newby Wiske, North Yorkshire, England from 1852 to 1963 on the Leeds-Northallerton Railway.
Pickhill railway station served the village of Pickhill, North Yorkshire, England from 1875 to 1959 on the Leeds-Northallerton Railway.
Sinderby railway station served the village of Sinderby, North Yorkshire, England from 1852 to 1963 on the Leeds-Northallerton Railway.
Wormald Green railway station served the village of Wormald Green, Harrogate, England from 1848 to 1964 on the Leeds-Northallerton Railway.
Nidd Bridge railway station served the village of Nidd, North Yorkshire, England from 1848 to 1964 on the Leeds-Northallerton Railway.
Hopperton railway station served the village of Hopperton, North Yorkshire, England from 1848 to 1962 on the Harrogate line.
Cliffe Common railway station, also known as Cliff Common, formerly Cliff Common Gate, served the village of Cliffe, Selby, England from 1848 to 1964 on the Selby-Driffield line, and was the southern terminus of the Derwent Valley Light Railway.
Harrogate (Brunswick) railway station served the town of Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England from 1848 to 1862 on the Leeds and Thirsk Railway.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
| Thirsk Town |
Line and station closed
|Leeds and Thirsk Railway|| Baldersby |
Line and station closed
| Thirsk |
Line closed, station open