Ryhill Halt railway station

Ryhill Halt railway station in Ryhill, West Yorkshire, England was a small railway halt on the Dearne Valley Junction Railway, a branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway which connected it to the Dearne Valley Railway.[1] It was situated between Wakefield Kirkgate and Grimethorpe. It was opened for passenger traffic on 3 June 1912 and closed, along with others on the line on 10 September 1951.[2]

Another station, Ryhill, served the village on the GCR's Barnsley Coal Railway from 1882 to 1930, about half a mile to the north west.

Ryhill Halt
Ryhill Halt railway station (site), Yorkshire (geograph 3471653)
Site of the former station in 2013
Location
PlaceRyhill
AreaCity of Wakefield
Coordinates53°37′03″N 1°24′44″W / 53.617500°N 1.412300°WCoordinates: 53°37′03″N 1°24′44″W / 53.617500°N 1.412300°W
Grid referenceSE389135
Operations
Original companyLancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Pre-groupingLYR
Post-groupingLondon, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
3 June 1912Station opened
10 September 1951Station closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z

References

  1. ^ Marshall, John (1970). The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, volume 2. Newton Abbot: David & Charles. pp. 135, 140. ISBN 0-7153-4906-6.
  2. ^ Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 202. ISBN 1-85260-508-1. R508.

External links

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Wakefield Kirkgate
Line closed, station open
  Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway
Dearne Valley Railway
  Grimethorpe Halt
Line and station closed

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