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Little Bytham railway station

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Little Bytham railway station

Little Bytham
Place Little Bytham
Area Lincolnshire
Grid reference TF018173
Pre-grouping Great Northern Railway
Post-grouping London North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms 3
2 October 1853 Opened
1 September 1959 Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
UK Railways portal

Little Bytham railway station was a station in Little Bytham, Lincolnshire on the Great Northern Railway main line. It closed in 1959.[1] The Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway crossed just north of the station. The GNR were given powers to build a junction but never did so.[2] The nearest station on the M&GNR was at Castle Bytham. [3]

From 1857 to 1884, Little Bytham was the junction for the Edenham & Little Bytham Railway branch line to Edenham.[4] The public house now called The Willoughby Arms, but then The Steam Engine was built as the terminus, although the track crossed into the GNR goods yard for interchange purposes.[5][6]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Line open, station closed
  Great Northern Railway
Great Northern main line
  Corby Glen
Line open, station closed

Terminus   Edenham & Little Bytham Railway   Edenham
Line and station closed


External links

  • Local web site with several sub-pages about each railway

Coordinates: 52°44′38″N 0°29′37″W / 52.7440°N 0.4935°W / 52.7440; -0.4935

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