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Abbey Town railway station

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Place  Abbey Town
Grid reference  NY174508
Platforms in use  1
Area  Allerdale
Pre-grouping  North British Railway
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Post-grouping  London and North Eastern Railway
22 August 1856  Station opened as Abbey
Original company  Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway
Similar  Black Dyke Halt railway st, Bromfield (Cumbria) railway st, Cumberland and Westmorl, Curthwaite railway station, Arlecdon railway station

Abbey Town railway station was on the branch line off the Solway Junction Railway in the English county of Cumberland (later Cumbria). The first station after Abbey Junction on the branch to Silloth on the Solway Firth, it served the village of Abbey Town. The station closed with the line to Silloth in 1964.

History

Opened as Abbey by the Carlisle and Silloth Bay Railway in 1856, then renamed Abbey Town by the North British Railway in 1889, it became part of the London and North Eastern Railway during the Grouping of 1923. The station then passed on to the London Midland Region of British Railways on nationalisation in 1948. The station closed on 7 September 1964.

References

Abbey Town railway station Wikipedia


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