World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Forncett railway station

Article Id: WHEBN0016606915
Reproduction Date:

Title: Forncett railway station  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall, Wymondham railway station, Ashwellthorpe railway station
Collection:
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

Forncett railway station

Forncett
Remains of the station in 1993
Location
Place Forncett
Area South Norfolk
Grid reference TM17259350
Operations
Pre-grouping Eastern Union Railway
Great Eastern Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
Eastern Region of British Railways
Platforms ?
History
12 December 1849 Opened
28 December 1964 Closed to freight
7 November 1966 Closed to passengers
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
UK Railways portal

Forncett railway station was a railway station in Forncett, South Norfolk. It was opened in 1849 when the Great Eastern Main Line was constructed from London to Norwich. It was closed during the Beeching Axe with other smaller stations along the line.

The station was in the news in July 2012 when the body of a woman who had died after being hit by a train was found at the site.[1]

|- style="text-align: center;" | Flordon
Line open, station closed | style="background:#002366;" rowspan="2" |   | rowspan="2" | Great Eastern Railway
Great Eastern Main Line | style="background:#002366;" rowspan="2" |   | rowspan="2" | Tivetshall
Line open, station closed |- style="text-align: center;" | Ashwellthorpe
Line and station closed |}

References

External links

  • Forncett station on navigable 1946 O. S. map

Coordinates: 52°29′47″N 1°11′56″E / 52.4963°N 1.1990°E / 52.4963; 1.1990

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.