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Oughty Bridge railway station

Oughty Bridge
Location
Place Oughtibridge
Area City of Sheffield
Coordinates
Grid reference
Operations
Pre-grouping Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway
Great Central Railway
Post-grouping London and North Eastern Railway
London Midland Region of British Railways
Platforms 2
History
14 July 1845 Opened
15 June 1959 Closed
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
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Oughty Bridge railway station[1] was a railway station on the Sheffield, Ashton-under-Lyne and Manchester Railway built to serve the village of Oughtibridge, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire.

The station, which lies between Wadsley Bridge and Deepcar was opened on 14 July 1845 and closed on 15 June 1959.[2] The old station house is a grade two listed building constructed from gritstone[3] and has been used for industrial purposes for a number of years. In 2008 it was renovated and converted into a house. When the station was still in use, the goods sidings were used for carrying wood pulp to the nearby paper mill and also freight to and from the Oughtibridge silica works.[4]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Deepcar   British Railways
Great Central Main Line
  Wadsley Bridge

References

  1. ^ The spelling Oughty Bridge was used throughout the life of the station, despite the village name being spelt Oughtibridge. For examples see: Sharpe, John (1855). Sharpe's road-book for the rail, eastern division. London: David Bogue. p. 22.  and time tables and photographs reproduced in Batty, Stephen R. (2005). Rail Centres: Sheffield. Nottingham: Booklaw Publications. pp. 25, 29, 72, & 75.  
  2. ^ "Oughty Bridge". Disused Stations. Subterranea Britannica Limited. Retrieved 23 November 2008. 
  3. ^ "Former Oughtibridge Station Building".  
  4. ^ A Layman's Look at the History, Industry, People and Places of Oughtibridge ..., Doug Sanderson Page 56. Gives details of listed building and industry
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