Stapleford railway station

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Stapleford
Location
Place Stapleford, Herts
Area District of East Hertfordshire
Grid reference TL309167
Operations
Original company London and North Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
2 June 1924 (1924-06-02) Station opened
10 September 1939 Station 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
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Stapleford railway station was a station on the Hertford Loop Line, and was situated in the village of Stapleford, Hertfordshire, England.

History

The station was opened by the London and North Eastern Railway on 2 June 1924.[1] It was situated on the Hertford Loop Line, between Hertford North and Watton-at-Stone. Like Watton-at-Stone, it was closed on 10 September 1939;[2] but unlike Watton-at-Stone, Stapleford was not later reopened. It remains as the only closed station on the entire line.

Routes

Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Hertford North
Line and station open
  London and North Eastern Railway
Hertford Loop Line
  Watton-at-Stone
Line and station open

Notes

  1. ^ Butt 1995, p. 219.
  2. ^ Butt 1995, pp. 219,243.

References

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links

  • Site of Stapleford on a navigable 1946 O.S. map

Coordinates: 51°50′02″N 0°06′04″W / 51.83391°N 0.10121°W / 51.83391; -0.10121

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