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Bucknall and Northwood railway station

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Area  Stoke-on-Trent
1 June 1864  Opened
Platforms in use  2
Grid reference  SJ896472
7 May 1956  Closed to passengers
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Place  Bucknall, Staffordshire
Post-grouping  London, Midland and Scottish Railway London Midland Region of British Railways
Original company  North Staffordshire Railway

Bucknall and Northwood railway station was opened by the North Staffordshire Railway in 1864 to serve the Bucknall area of Stoke-on-Trent. Situated on the company's Biddulph Valley line, the station was served by passenger trains between Stoke and Congleton on the Biddulph line and by trains between Stoke and Leek on the Stoke-Leek line. Passenger services on the Biddulph line ceased in 1927, but services on the Leek line continued until May 1956. After this date the station was still used for special and excursion trains until complete closure in 1962.

The line to Leek remained in use (as far as Leekbrook) until 1988 and the track remains in place and it is planned for the line to reopen under plans put forward by Moorland & City Railways.

References

Bucknall and Northwood railway station Wikipedia


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