Watton railway station

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Watton
Location
Place Watton
Area Norfolk
Operations
Original company Thetford and Watton Railway[1]
Pre-grouping Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
18 Oct 1869 Opened as
Watton[1]
1 Jul 1923 Renamed
Watton (Norfolk)
15 Jun 1964 Closed for passengers
19 April 1965 closed for 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

Watton railway station was located in Watton, Norfolk. It was on the Great Eastern Railway line between Swaffham and Thetford, and closed for passengers in 1964 and freight in 1965 as part of the Beeching Axe.

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Holme Hale
Line and station closed
  Great Eastern Railway
Bury and Thetford (Swaffham Branch)
  Stow Bedon
Line and station closed

References

  1. ^ a b 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

  • The railway in Watton

Coordinates: 52°34′11″N 0°50′06″E / 52.5698°N 0.8351°E / 52.5698; 0.8351


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