Market Weighton railway station

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Market Weighton
Platform at Market Weighton Railway Station 1940 (archive ref DDX1525-1-14) (28634461512).jpg
Station in 1940
Location
Place Market Weighton
Area East Riding of Yorkshire
Coordinates 53°52′04″N 0°39′54″W / 53.867815°N 0.664976°W / 53.867815; -0.664976Coordinates: 53°52′04″N 0°39′54″W / 53.867815°N 0.664976°W / 53.867815; -0.664976
Grid reference SE878421
Operations
Original company York and North Midland Railway
Pre-grouping North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
British Railways
Platforms 2
History
1847 opened
29 November 1965[1] 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

Market Weighton railway station was a railway station at the junction of the Selby to Driffield and York to Beverley lines in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England.

History

It opened on 4 October 1847 and served the town of Market Weighton. The overall roof of the station was removed in 1947 and replaced with steel awnings. It closed after the last train ran on 27 November 1965, and the station buildings were demolished in 1979.

Station Masters

  • Thomas Lazenby
  • Henry Goldsbrough ???? - 1902 (afterwards station master at Ripon)
  • William Gill 1902[2] - 1903 (formerly station master at Hutton Cranswick)
  • C. Horner 1903[3] - 1909 (formerly station master at Haxby)
  • William J. Chapman 1909 - 1920[4] (afterwards station master at Driffield)
  • T. Horsley 1920 - 1925
  • M.W. Scott 1925 - 1931
  • H. Hornby 1931 - 1940
  • Richard Tyreman 1940 - 1944[5]
  • S. Wilkinson 1944[6] - ????
  • Frederick George Saunders 1948[7] - 1957
  • W.W. Dixon 1957 - ???? (formerly station master at Middleton on the Wold)
  • R.S. Jones 1961 -

References

  • Bairstow, Martin (1990). Railways In East Yorkshire. Martin Bairstow. ISBN 1-871944-03-1.
  • 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.

External links

  • Market Weighton station on navigable 1947 O.S. map
  • "Station Name: Market Weighton". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica. 21 April 2011. Retrieved 11 December 2011.
  • Lyon, H.W. (1965). "No.6 Railway -Market Weighton railway station closure & demolition". Yorkshire Film Archive. Archived from the original on 30 July 2015.
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Everingham   Y&NMR / SB&WRJR
Selby to Driffield Line
  Enthorpe
Londesborough   Y&NMR
York to Beverley Line
  Kiplingcotes
  1. ^ Passengers No More by G.Daniels and L.Dench
  2. ^ "New Stationmasters". Hull Daily Mail. England. 18 August 1902. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
  3. ^ "Hunmanby". Driffield Times. England. 21 November 1903. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
  4. ^ "Retirement of Driffield Stationmaster". Driffield Times. England. 12 September 1925. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
  5. ^ "Market Weighton Stationmaster". Hull Daily Mail. England. 12 September 1925. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
  6. ^ "Market Weighton Stationmaster". Hull Daily Mail. England. 16 February 1944. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
  7. ^ "Leaving Post in Sunderland". Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette. England. 22 January 1948. Retrieved 14 September 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).
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