Narborough and Pentney railway station

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Narborough and Pentney
Narborough and Pentney station 2009.jpg
Location
Place Narborough
Area Norfolk
Operations
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
27 October 1846 Opened as
Narborough[1]
1 July 1923 Renamed
Narborough and Pentney[1]
9 September 1968 Closed to passengers[1]
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

Narborough and Pentney station was in Norfolk, serving the villages of Narborough and Pentney.

History

It was on the line between King's Lynn and Swaffham opening with the line on 27 October 1846 and temporarily the terminus of the branch from Lynn. Nine months after Narborough station opened, its owner, the Lynn & Dereham Railway, was taken over by the East Anglian Railway (EAR). The line to Swaffham was opened 19 days after the EAR took over, on 10 August 1847.[2] It was closed in 1968.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Bilney
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Lynn and Dereham Railway
  Swaffham
Line and station closed

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. p. 167. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199.
  2. ^ Cobb, M. H. (2006). The Railways of Great Britain, Historical Atlas, Second Edition. ISBN 07110-3236X.

Coordinates: 52°41′24″N 0°34′33″E / 52.6899°N 0.5758°E / 52.6899; 0.5758


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