Great Ormesby railway station

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Great Ormesby
Great Ormesby railway station.jpg
Location
Place Ormesby St Margaret
Area Great Yarmouth
Grid reference TG500148
Operations
Pre-grouping Great Yarmouth & Stalham Light Railway
Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Post-grouping Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
7 August 1877 Opened (Ormesby)
24 January 1884 Renamed (Great Ormesby)
2 March 1959 Closed
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

Great Ormesby railway station was a station in Ormesby St Margaret, Norfolk. It was opened in 1877 and later became part of the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway route bringing holiday passengers from the Midlands to the Norfolk coastal resorts. It was closed in 1959 along with the rest of the line .[1]

Little Ormesby Halt

A halt at Little Ormesby opened in July 1933, the same time as Scratby and California Halts, to serve the local holiday industry. Little Ormesby was not well patronised and closed after a single season. [1]

References

  1. ^ Subterranea Britannica: SB-Sites:Yarmouth Beach Station
Former Services
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Hemsby   Midland and Great Northern
Yarmouth Line
  Scratby Halt

Coordinates: 52°40′27″N 1°41′52″E / 52.6741°N 1.6977°E / 52.6741; 1.6977


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