Choppington railway station

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Choppington
Location
PlaceChoppington
AreaNorthumberland
Coordinates55°08′43″N 1°36′03″W / 55.1452°N 1.6008°W / 55.1452; -1.6008Coordinates: 55°08′43″N 1°36′03″W / 55.1452°N 1.6008°W / 55.1452; -1.6008
Grid referenceNZ255834
Operations
Original companyBlyth and Tyne Railway
Pre-groupingNorth Eastern Railway
Post-groupingLNER
British Railways (North Eastern)
Platforms2
History
1 April 1858 (1858-04-01)Station opened
3 April 1950Station closed to passengers
9 March 1964 (1964-03-09)Station closed completely
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Choppington railway station was a railway station that served the village of Choppington, Northumberland, England from 1858 to 1964 on the Blyth and Tyne Railway.

History[edit]

The station opened on 1 April 1858 by the Blyth and Tyne Railway. The station was situated on the A1068 west of the level crossing. There were two sidings that entered from the west; they were located behind the platforms and they served a brickworks. These were removed by 1922. The station was closed to passengers on 3 April 1950, although there was an excursion to and from Bellingham that ran on 22 September 1962. The station was closed to goods traffic on 9 March 1964.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Disused Stations: Choppington". Disused Stations. Retrieved 9 March 2017.

External links[edit]

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Hepscott
Line and station closed
  Blyth and Tyne Railway   Bedlington
Line and station closed