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List of closed railway stations in Lancashire

This is a list of closed railway stations in Lancashire, a ceremonial county in North West England. It excludes stations that were in the historic county of Lancashire, but whose location is outside the modern-day county boundaries.

List

Historic information Current
Name at closure[1] Opened[1] Closed[1] Original company Previous names[1] Owner in 1921 Platforms Modern borough
Altcar and Hillhouse 1884 1952 SCLER Cheshire Lines Committee West Lancashire
Arkholme for Kirkby Lonsdale 1867 1960 Furness and Midland Joint Railway Arkholme (1867–69) Furness and Midland Joint Railway 2 Lancaster
Ashton Hall Halt (private) 1883 1930 LNWR Ashton Hall LNWR Lancaster
Bacup 1852 1966 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Banks 1878 1964 West Lancashire Railway LYR West Lancashire
Barnoldswick 1871 1965 Barnoldswick Railway Midland Railway 1 Pendle
Barton and Broughton 1840 1939 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway Broughton [2] (1840–61) LNWR 2 Preston
Baxenden 1848 1951 East Lancashire Railway LYR Hyndburn
Bay Horse 1840 1960 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway LNWR 2 Lancaster
Blackburn Bolton Road 1847 1859 BBC&WYR Blackburn with Darwen
Blackpool Central 1863 1964 Blackpool and Lytham Railway Blackpool Hounds' Hill (1872–78) • Blackpool (1863–72) LYR and LNWR 14 Blackpool
Boat Yard Crossing Halt 1912 1913 LYR West Lancashire
Bolton-le-Sands 1850 1969 Lancaster & Carlisle Railway Bolton (1850–61) LNWR Lancaster
Borwick 1867 1960 Furness and Midland Joint Railway Furness and Midland Joint Railway 2 Lancaster
Bott Lane Halt 1906 1956 LYR LYR Pendle
Brinscall 1869 1960 Lancashire Union Railway LYR and LNWR Chorley
Britannia 1881 1917 LYR 2 Rossendale
Brock c. 1849 1939 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway LNWR 2 Wyre
Broughton [1] 1840 1840 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway Preston
Burn Naze Halt 1908 1970 LYR and LNWR LYR and LNWR 2 Wyre
Carr Lane 1921 1930 Knott End Railway Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Caton 1849 1961 "Little" North Western Railway Midland Railway Lancaster
Chatburn 1850 1962 BBC&WYR LYR 2 Ribble Valley
Claughton 1851 1853 "Little" North Western Railway Lancaster
Clough Fold 1871 1966 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Cocker Bar c. 1850 1859 East Lancashire Railway South Ribble
Cockerham Cross Halt 1870 1930 Garstang and Knot-End Railway Cockerham Crossing (1870–c. 1900) Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Cogie Hill Halt 1870 1930 Garstang and Knot-End Railway Cogie Hill Crossing (1870–c. 1890) Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Conder Green 1883 1930 LNWR LNWR Lancaster
Coppull 1838 1969 North Union Railway LNWR Chorley
Daisyfield 1852 1958 Blackburn Railway LYR 2 Blackburn with Darwen
Deepdale 1856 1930 FP&WRJR Deepdale Bridge (1856–67) LYR and LNWR Preston
Downholland 1887 1938 LS&PJR Barton (1887–1924) LYR 2 West Lancashire
Earby 1848 1970 Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway Midland Railway 3 Pendle
Euxton (L&NW) 1838 1895 North Union Railway Chorley
Euxton (L&Y) 1843 1917 Bolton and Preston Railway Chorley
Ewood Bridge and Edenfield 1846 1972 East Lancashire Railway "Ewood Bridge" in some timetables LYR 2 Rossendale
Facit 1870 1947 LYR LYR 1 Rossendale
Farington 1838 1960 North Union Railway Farrington (1838–57) LYR and LNWR 4 South Ribble
Feniscowles 1869 1960 Lancashire Union Railway LYR and LNWR Blackburn with Darwen
Fleetwood (1&2) 1840 1966 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway LYR and LNWR 5 Wyre
Fleetwood (3) 1885 1970 LYR and LNWR Wyre Dock (1885–1966) LYR and LNWR 2 Wyre
Foulridge 1848 1959 Leeds and Bradford Extension Railway Midland Railway 2 Pendle
Galgate 1840 1939 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway LNWR 2 Lancaster
Garstang and Catterall 1840 1969 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway LNWR 3 Wyre
Garstang Road Halt 1923 1930 London, Midland and Scottish Railway Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Garstang Town 1870 1930 Garstang and Knot-End Railway Garstang (1870–1924) Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Gillett's Crossing 1913 1939 LYR and LNWR LYR and LNWR 2 Fylde
Gisburn 1879 1962 LYR LYR 2 Ribble Valley
Glasson Dock 1883 1930 LNWR LNWR Lancaster
Goosehouse 1847 1849 BBC&WYR Blackburn with Darwen
Great Harwood 1877 1957 LYR LYR 2 Hyndburn
Grimsargh 1840 1930 Preston and Longridge Railway LYR and LNWR 1 Preston
Grimsargh (WHR) 1889 1957 Lancashire County Council Lancashire County Council 1 Preston
Halsall 1887 1938 LS&PJR LYR 2 West Lancashire
Halton (Lancs) 1849 1966 "Little" North Western Railway Midland Railway 2 Lancaster
Haslingden 1848 1960 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Heapey 1869 1960 Lancashire Union Railway LYR and LNWR 2 Chorley
Heathey Lane Halt 1907 1938 LS&PJR LYR West Lancashire
Helmshore 1848 1966 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Hesketh Bank 1878 1964 West Lancashire Railway "Hesketh Bank for Tarleton" in some timetables LYR West Lancashire
Hest Bank 1846 1969 Lancaster & Carlisle Railway LNWR 3 Lancaster
Hoghton Tower 1846 1848 Blackburn and Preston Railway Chorley
Hoghton 1846 1960 Blackburn and Preston Railway LYR Chorley
Holme 1849 1930 Manchester and Leeds Railway LYR Burnley
Hoole 1882 1964 West Lancashire Railway LYR South Ribble
Hornby 1849 1957 "Little" North Western Railway Hornby for Kirkby Lonsdale (1851–63) Midland Railway Lancaster
Hundred End 1878 1962 West Lancashire Railway "Hundred End for Mere Brow and Holms" in some timetables LYR West Lancashire
Kirkby Lonsdale 1861 1954 Lancaster & Carlisle Railway LNWR 2 Lancaster
Knott End 1908 1930 Knott End Railway Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Lancaster Green Ayre 1848 1966 Morecambe Harbour and Railway Lancaster (1848–50) • Lancaster Green Area (1850–70) Midland Railway Lancaster
Lancaster 1840 1849 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway Lancaster
Lea Road 1842 1938 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway LYR and LNWR 2 Preston
Longridge 1840 1930 Preston and Longridge Railway LYR and LNWR 1 Ribble Valley
Longton Bridge 1882 1964 West Lancashire Railway Longton (1882–92) LYR South Ribble
Lower Darwen 1847 1958 BBC&WYR LYR Blackburn with Darwen
Lydiate 1884 1952 SCLER Cheshire Lines Committee West Lancashire
Lytham (Station Road) 1846 1874 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway 2 Fylde
Lytham Junction 1846 1853 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway Fylde
Melling 1867 1952 Furness and Midland Joint Railway Furness and Midland Joint Railway Lancaster
Middleton Road Bridge Halt 1904 1905 Midland Railway Lancaster
Midge Hall 1859 1961 LYR LYR 2 South Ribble
Morecambe (Midland) 1907 1994 Midland Railway Morecambe Promenade (1924–68) Midland Railway 4 Lancaster
Morecambe (Northumberland Street) 1848 1907 Morecambe Harbour and Railway Poulton-le-Sands (NWR) (1848–50) Lancaster
Morecambe Euston Road 1886 1958 LNWR Morecambe (LNWR) (1886–1924) LNWR 5 Lancaster
Morecambe Harbour 1848 1904 Morecambe Harbour and Railway Morecambe Pier (1848–54) Lancaster
Morecambe Poulton Lane 1864 1886 LNWR Lancaster
Mossbridge 1886 1917 SCLER Barton and Halsall (1886–94) West Lancashire
Nateby 1870 1930 Garstang and Knot-End Railway Winmarleigh (1870–1902) Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
New Cut Lane Halt 1906 1938 LS&PJR LYR West Lancashire
New Hall Bridge Halt 1906 1948 East Lancashire Railway LYR Burnley
New Longton and Hutton 1889 1964 West Lancashire Railway Hutton and Howick (1897–1934) • Howick (1889–97) LYR South Ribble
Newsholme 1880 1957 LYR LYR 2 Ribble Valley
Oxheys 1869 1925 LNWR Also known as "Oxheys Cattle" LNWR 1 Preston
Padiham 1877 1957 LYR LYR 2 Burnley
Penwortham (Cop Lane) 1911 1964 LYR Cop Lane Halt (1911–40) LYR South Ribble
Pilling 1870 1930 Garstang and Knot-End Railway Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Plex Moss Lane Halt 1906 1938 LYR LYR West Lancashire
Poulton Curve Halt 1908 1952 LYR and LNWR LYR and LNWR 2 Wyre
Preesall 1908 1930 Knott End Railway Knott End Railway 1 Wyre
Preston Deepdale Street 1840 1856 Preston and Longridge Railway Preston
Preston Dock Street Junction 1840 1844 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway 0 Preston
Preston Fishergate Hill 1882 1900 West Lancashire Railway Also known as "Preston (West Lancashire)" Preston
Preston Maudlands Bridge 1856 1885 FP&WRJR 1 Preston
Preston Maudlands 1840 1844 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway 2 Preston
Preston Maxwell House 1842 1844 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway 1 Preston
Rawlinson Bridge 1841 1841 Bolton and Preston Railway Chorley
Reedley Hallows Halt 1906 1956 LYR LYR Burnley
Ribbleton (1) 1863 1866 FP&WRJR 1 Preston
Ribbleton (2) 1854 1930 Preston and Longridge Railway Gammer Lane (1854–56) • Fulwood (1856–1900) LYR and LNWR 1 Preston
Rimington 1880 1958 LYR LYR 2 Ribble Valley
River Douglas 1882 1887 West Lancashire Railway 2 West Lancashire
Roebuck 1840 1849 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway Wyre
Scale Hall 1857 1966 British Rail Lancaster
Scorton 1840 1939 Lancaster and Preston Junction Railway LNWR Wyre
Shawforth 1881 1947 LYR LYR 1 Rossendale
Shirdley Hill 1887 1938 LS&PJR LYR 2 West Lancashire
Simonstone 1877 1957 LYR LYR 2 Ribble Valley
Singleton 1870 1932 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway LYR and LNWR 2 Fylde
Skelmersdale 1858 1956 East Lancashire Railway Blaguegate (1858–74) LYR 2 West Lancashire
South Shore Lytham Road 1863 1916 Blackpool and Lytham Railway South Shore (1863–1903) 2 Blackpool
Spring Vale 1847 1958 BBC&WYR Sough (1847–70) • Spring Vale and Sough (1870–77) LYR 2 Blackburn with Darwen
Stacksteads 1852 1966 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Stubbins 1847 1972 East Lancashire Railway LYR 2 Rossendale
Tarleton Halt 1912 1913 LYR West Lancashire
Thornton–Cleveleys 1865 1970 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway Thornton for Cleveleys (1905–53) • Cleveleys (1865–1905) LYR and LNWR 2 Wyre
Todd Lane Junction 1852 1968 East Lancashire Railway Preston Junction (1852–1952) LYR South Ribble
Towneley 1849 1952 Manchester and Leeds Railway LYR Burnley
Turton and Edgworth 1848 1961 BBC&WYR Turton (1877–91) • Chapel Town (1848–77) LYR 2 Blackburn with Darwen
Waterfoot 1848 1966 East Lancashire Railway Waterfoot for Newchurch (1881–1922) • Newchurch (1848–81) LYR 2 Rossendale
Westhead Halt 1906 1951 LYR LYR West Lancashire
White Bear 1869 1960 Lancashire Union Railway "White Bear (Adlington)" or "White Bear for Adlington" in some timetables LYR and LNWR 2 Chorley
Whittingham Hospital 1889 1957 Lancashire County Council Lancashire County Council 1 Preston
Whitworth 1870 1947 LYR LYR 1 Rossendale
Wilpshire 1850 1962 BBC&WYR Ribchester (1850–74) • "Wilpshire for Ribchester" in some timetables LYR Blackburn with Darwen
Withnell 1869 1960 Lancashire Union Railway LYR and LNWR Chorley
Wray 1849 1850 "Little" North Western Railway Lancaster
Wrea Green 1846 1961 Preston and Wyre Joint Railway Wray Green (1846–75) LYR and LNWR 2 Fylde

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d 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.  
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