Chesterfield Central railway station


Chesterfield Central railway station
Chesterfield Central
Location
Place Chesterfield
Area Derbyshire
Operations
Pre-grouping Great Central Railway
Post-grouping LNER
British Railways
Platforms 2
History
4 June 1892 Opened
1 November 1907 renamed Chesterfield Central
4 March 1963 Closed [1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Chesterfield Central was a railway station in the town of Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

The station was on the Great Central (GCR) Chesterfield Loop which ran between Staveley Central and Heath Junction (just north of Heath railway station) on the Great Central Main Line. The station opened in 1892 and was closed in 1963.[2] It was demolished by 1973 to make way for Chesterfield's inner-relief road,[3] much of which was built along the former trackbed of the GCR. This dual-carriageway now forms part of the A61 road.

Coordinates: 53°14′20.2″N 1°25′24.8″W / 53.238944°N 1.423556°W / 53.238944; -1.423556

See also

Chesterfield was, at one time, served by three railway stations. The other two are:

External links

References

  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ [1] Accessed 24th Feb 09. "Last passenger train at Chesterfield Central, Saturday on 15 June 1963. 'Flying Scotsman' calls on a Railway Preservation Society tour from Sheffield Victoria to Marylebone."
  3. ^ [2] Accessed 24th Feb 09 "The remainder of the station was demolished in 1973 to make way for a planned relief road"
Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Grassmoor   British Railways
Great Central Main Line
  Sheepbridge and Brimington

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