Station Name: THE DYKE

 

[Source: Nick Catford]


Date opened: 1.8.1887
Location: In Devil's Dyke Farm yard on the west side of Devil's Dyke Road
Company on opening: London Brighton & South Coast Railway
Date closed to passengers: 1.1.1939
Date closed completely: 1.1.1939
Company on closing: Southern Railway
Present state: Unknown
County: Sussex
OS Grid Ref: TQ260103
Date of visit: August 1982

Notes: The station first closed on 1.1.1917, reopening on 26.7.1920. The platform remnant still remained when the site was inspected by the Sussex Industrial Archaeology Society in 1998.

For further reading see Railways of Devils Dyke by Paul Clark - Turntable Publications
ISBN 0 902844 35 0

 

A platform remnant is all that remained in August 1982
P
hoto by Nick Catford



The Dyke Station in 1927
Photo by J. S. Gray

Early 20th C

Early 20th C

Early 20th C

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1933


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[Source: Nick Catford]

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