Langford and Ulting railway station

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Langford and Ulting
Location
Place Langford, Essex
Area Maldon
Operations
Original company Maldon, Witham & Braintree Railway[1]
Eastern Counties Railway
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 1
History
2 October 1848 Opened as Langford[1]
1 July 1923 Renamed Langford and Ulting[1]
7 September 1964 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

Langford and Ulting railway station served the village of Langford, Essex. It was opened in 1848 by the Maldon, Witham & Braintree Railway (MWBR) on a branch line from Witham to Maldon East and Heybridge.

It was originally named Langford but was renamed Langford and Ulting in 1923. The station was 4 miles 38 chains (7.20 km) from Witham.[2]

The line and station closed to passenger services in 1964 as part of the Beeching closures.

References

  1. ^ a b c Butt, R. V. J. (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.
  2. ^ "ELR Railway Codes".

External links

  • Langford and Ulting station on navigable 1945 O. S. map
  • "Disused Stations". Subterranea Britannica.
  • Webpage including 1957 photograph of the station.
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Wickham Bishops   Great Eastern Railway
Witham–Maldon branch line
  Maldon East and Heybridge

Coordinates: 51°44′53″N 0°40′00″E / 51.748°N 0.6666°E / 51.748; 0.6666


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