Beddington Lane railway station

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Beddington Lane Halt
Beddington Lane Halt.jpg
LocationBeddington
Local authoritySutton
OwnerWimbledon and Croydon Railway
Number of platforms1
Key dates
22 October 1855 (1855-10-22)Opened
2 June 1997 (1997-06-02)Closed
Replaced byBeddington Lane tram stop
Other information
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London transport portal
View in 1983
The tram stop

Beddington Lane railway station was a single-platform station on the West Croydon to Wimbledon Line. Situated in a semi-rural location, the nearest major settlements were Beddington and Mitcham.

History[edit]

After the Surrey Iron Railway went out of business in 1846, a new railway was built on the line by the Wimbledon and Croydon Railway, which opened the station on 22 October 1855. It was originally named Beddington but was renamed in January 1887 to Beddington Lane. In 1919 it became Beddington Lane Halt, but reverted to Beddington Lane on 5 May 1969.[1]

The station closed with the line after the last train ran on 31 May 1997. Beddington Lane tram stop was built on the site.


Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Mitcham Junction   Connex South Central
West Croydon to Wimbledon Line
  Waddon Marsh

Coordinates: 51°23′23″N 0°08′31″W / 51.38961°N 0.14199°W / 51.38961; -0.14199

References[edit]

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. pp. 30–31. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.