Yaxley and Farcet railway station

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Yaxley and Farcet
Yaxley & Farcet station site geograph-4080517-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Station site in 1992.
Location
Place Yaxley
Area Huntingdonshire
Grid reference TL194930
Operations
Original company Great Northern Railway
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Platforms 2
History
19 May 1890 (1890-05-19) Opened as Yaxley
July 1895 Renamed Yaxley and Farcet
6 April 1959 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

Yaxley and Farcet railway station is a former station in Yaxley, Cambridgeshire, just south of Peterborough.[1]

History

The station was opened by the Great Northern Railway on 19 May 1890, originally being named Yaxley; just over five years later, in July 1895, it was renamed Yaxley and Farcet.[2]

The station was closed on 6 April 1959.[2]

Route

Preceding station National Rail Historical railways Following station
Holme
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
East Coast Main Line
  Peterborough North
Line and station open

References

  1. ^ British Railways Atlas 1947. p.11
  2. ^ a b Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 256. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508. 

External links

  • Yaxley and Farcet station on navigable 1946 O. S. map
  • Webpage with photograph of Yaxley and Farcet station

Coordinates: 52°31′18″N 0°14′30″W / 52.5217°N 0.2416°W / 52.5217; -0.2416

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