Napton and Stockton railway station

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Napton and Stockton
Location
Place Stockton
Area Stratford-on-Avon
Operations
Original company London and North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Platforms 2
History
1 August 1895 Station opens
15 September 1958 Station closes to passengers
2 December 1963 Station closes 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

Napton and Stockton railway station was a railway station on the London and North Western Railway branch line between Weedon and Leamington Spa.

The station was built of wood and opened on 1 August 1895. It had two platforms, one having the main station facilities and the other being on a passing loop.

The station was about 0.75 miles (1.21 km) north of Stockton and 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Broadwell. Napton was at least 2.5 miles (4.0 km) away.

British Railways withdrew passenger traffic on 15 September 1958[1] and freight services on 2 December 1963.[2]

No trace of the station now remains, as the cutting where it was located has been filled in. Although some former railway workers cottages are nearby.[3]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Flecknoe
Line and station closed
  London and North Western Railway
Weedon to Leamington Spa line
  Southam and Long Itchington
Line and station closed

References

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 166. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.
  2. ^ Warwickshire Railways: Napton & Stockton
  3. ^ Kingscott, Geoffrey (2009). Lost Railways Of Warwickshire. Countryside Books. ISBN 978-1-84674-174-6.

External links

  • Napton and Stockton on navigable 1954 O. S. map
  • Napton and Stockton Station on Warwickshire Railways
  • LNWR Map

Coordinates: 52°16′39″N 1°20′43″W / 52.2775°N 1.3453°W / 52.2775; -1.3453

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