Geldeston railway station

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Geldeston
Geldeston railway station in 2007.jpg
Location
Place Geldeston
Area South Norfolk, Norfolk
Grid reference TM386916
Operations
Pre-grouping Waveney Valley Railway
Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 1[1]
History
2 March 1863 Opened (Geldeston)
22 May 1916 Closed
14 September 1916 Reopened and renamed (Geldeston Halt)
2 October 1922 Renamed (Geldeston)
5 January 1953 Closed to passengers
13 July 1964 Closed to freight
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Geldeston was a station in Geldeston, Norfolk – a station on the Waveney Valley Line. It was opened in the early 1860s, and closed to passengers nearly a century later in 1953. It was the penultimate station on the line, and the last in Norfolk as the line crossed the border into Suffolk before the junction station of Beccles. The station still exists today and can easily be found in Geldeston.

Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ellingham   Great Eastern Railway
Waveney Valley Line
  Beccles

References

  1. ^ Adderson, Richard; Kenworthy, Graham (2004). Tivetshall to Beccles (The Waveney Valley Line). Middleton Press. ISBN 1-904474-41-1.

External links

  • Geldeston station on navigable 1946 O. S. map

Coordinates: 52°28′15″N 1°30′47″E / 52.4708°N 1.5130°E / 52.4708; 1.5130


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