By clicking on the OS Grid reference for each station entry you will see a current map showing the station site. This might be in the form of a street map or a general area map. The arrow indicates the exact position of the station. If you see a general area map by clicking on the third 'house' symbol form the left (indicated yellow here) you will see a 1:50,000 OS map, by clicking on the Plus (+) symbol you will see a local street map..

The Disused Stations team
The picture to the right shows (left to right) Roy Lambeth (railway photographer), Nick Catford and Alan Young (railway photographer & author) at Wark station on a visit to the Border Counties line in 2009.

Below is our North West and North Wales reporter Paul Wright on the CLC Glazebrook East Junction - Skelton Junction line and bottom right Terry Callaghan our West Midlands reporter.

The 8D Association - Dedicated to promoting the history of South Lancashire and North Cheshire railways. Web Site
We are currently working on the following:

GWR Main Line between Birmingham Snow Hill - Chester General
Butterley - Langley Mill, Little Eaton - Ripley
Nottingham Suburban Railway - Thorneywood, St Anns Well, Sherwood and Daybrook

Macclesfield - Rose Hill Marple - NEXT
Hythe/Sandgate branch - NEXT

Nick Catford's third book isn't a
railway book but 76 pages are devoted to closed underground stations or stations with closed parts. Other railway features include Bishopsgate & Camden goods depots, Post Office railway, Snow Hill station, Crystal Palace HL subway, Waterloo station tunnels, Kingsway tram tunnel, WW2 railway control bunkers. CLICK for review and details

Helston Railway petition sign HERE

Isle of Wight - survey of all the disused stations on the Isle of Wight

Isle of Man - survey of all the disused stations on the Isle of Man   

Jersey Railways - survey of the Jersey Railway and the Jersey Eastern Railway (39 stations)

Blyth & Tyne system - survey of all (53) stations on the Blyth & Tyne system including those that reopened after conversion to Metro. Includes interactive map. 1029 pictures.

Passenger stations serving Southampton Docks

Liverpool Overhead Railway - A brief history of the LOR and maps and photographs of all the stations

Lines serving Tunbridge Wells West - 643 pictures
Lines serving St. Ives (Hunts)

The Waverley Route (Edinburgh Waverley to Carlisle) and associated branch lines - 2177 pictures


Photographs used on this web site have been obtained from a variety of sources.  Those obtained directly from the original photographer or a picture library have been duly acknowledged, but some may have been acquired on the open market and, despite attempts at tracing their origin, many of these inevitably remain anonymous. These are usually credited to the 'collection' of the contributor.  If, through no fault of our own, photographs or images have been used without due credit or acknowledgement, then apologies are offered.  If anyone believes this to be the case, then please let us know and the necessary credit will be added at the earliest opportunity.


Birmingham Lawley Street(NEW 9.3.2014)
Saltley (NEW 9.3.2014)
Bromford Bridge Racecourse (NEW 9.3.2014)

Saltley Locomotive Shed (NEW 9.3.2014)

Uxbridge Vine Street (UPDATED 11.3.2014)

Marston Vale Line (511 photos)
(Bletchley - Bedford)
This line is the middle section of the Varsity Line (Oxford - Cambridge) which closed on 1 January 1968. Although still open (although closure came close on several occasions), it has now been included for completeness. Three stations on the line are closed and of those that remain open all but Kempston Hardwick have platforms that were closed and/or resited.
Fenny Stratford (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Bow Brickhill (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Woburn Sands (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Aspley Guise (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Husborne Crawley (NEW 22.3.2014)
Ridgmont (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Lidlington (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Millbrook (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Stewartby (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Wooton Broadmead (NEW 22.3.2014)
Kempston Hardwick (NEW 22.3.2014) OPEN
Kempston & Elstow (NEW 22.3.2014)
Bedford St Johns (UPDATED 22.3.2014)

Waddesdon (UPDATED 22.3.2013)

Linacre Road (UPDATED 31.03.2014)
Lowton (UPDATED 6.4.2014)

Avon Lodge (UPDATED 21.4.2014)

Closed stations on the London Underground


Westoe Lane (11.2.2014)
Marsden 1st (12.2.2014)
Wendlebury Halt (13.2.2014)
Charlton Halt (13.2.2014)
Oddington Halt (13.2.2014)
Hope High Level (16.2.2014)
Hope Low Level (16.2.2014)
Blacon (19.2.2014)
Saughall (19.2.2014)
Sealand (19.2.2014)
Glazebrook East Junction Sidings (21.2.2014)
Sutton Park (25.2.2014)
Bridge (25.2.2014)
Hampstead Road (13.3.2014)
Ford (24.03.2014)
Liverpool St James (31.03.2014)
Dunham Hill (21.4.2014)

Click here for a list of stations included in Disused Stations website that have closed, albeit for a short period, and have subsequently reopened after 1970 and remain open today. Stations that have reopened as metro or light railway stations are included, but reopenings as 'tram stops' are excluded.
Click here for a list of railway related features. These include bridges, goods stations, junctions, signal boxes, light railways, ports and harbours etc.


Few of these sites are open to the public. Please do not pester site owners to gain access. This causes irritation to many of them and makes our task more difficult, instead, please join one of the specialist societies that can organise visits properly.

If you own, live in or are concerned with a site listed here and wish to contribute or modify your site listing please feel free to contact us. Note: Site owners wishes and concerns are always welcome.

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