Stations & junctions

Scenes of tearful farewells and brief encounters, Britain's 2,000 railway stations have much going for them. But today we have more disused than operational ones. Even so, overgrown buildings and platforms retain a certain romance.

Visit our collection of forgotten stations and junctions by clicking on their names below.
Stories
Opened
1862
Company
Midland
Closed
1964
Location
1m N of Bakewell, Derbyshire
Opened
1863
Company
Midland
Closed
1967
Location
5m E of Buxton, Derbyshire
Opened
1849
Company
Newcasttle & Berwick
Closed
1965
Location
7m SW of Berwick-upon-Tweed
Opened
1878
Company
Great Northern
Closed
1963
Location
4½m W of Bradford, W Yorks
Opened
1861
Company
Border Counties
Closed
1963
Location
15m N of Hexham, Nrthmbrlnd
Opened
1898
Company
Lancashire, Derbyshire & E Coast
Closed
1951
Location
5m NW of Mansfield, Derbyshire
Galleries
Opened
1849
Company
North Staffordshire
Closed
1965
Location
6m N of Uttoxeter
Opened
1883
Company
Midland
Closed
1968
Location
½m E of Bakewell town centre
Opened
1864
Company
Cockermouth, Keswick & Penrith
Closed
1966
Location
7m NW of Keswick
Opened
1870
Company
Midland
Closed
1966
Location
Bath
Opened
1879
Company
Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties
Closed
1957
Location
10m W of Enniskillen
Opened
1887
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1965
Location
2m NW of Wooler
Opened
1861
Company
Sth Durham & Lancashire Union
Closed
1962
Location
4m SW of Barnard Castle
Opened
1863
Company
Great Eastern
Closed
1964
Location
9m E of Stevenage
Opened
1856
Company
Darlington & Barnard Castle
Closed
1965
Location
2½m E of Barnard Castle
Opened
1862
Company
Eden Valley
Closed
1956
Location
5m SE of Penrith
Opened
1867
Company
Great Northern
Closed
1954
Location
North London
Opened
1883
Company
Lydd
Closed
1937
Location
14m SW of Folkestone
Opened
1850
Company
South Eastern
Closed
2009
Location
Folkestone
Opened
1882
Company
Bala & Festiniog
Closed
1960
Location
2½m NW of Bala, Gwynedd
Opened
1883
Company
Midland
Closed
1962
Location
2m NW of Bakewell
Opened
1866
Company
GW/LNW Joint
Closed
1956
Location
4½m W of Ellesmere Port
Opened
1848
Company
East Lancashire
Closed
1966
Location
5m S of Accrington
Opened
1867
Company
Great Northern
Closed
1954
Location
North London
Opened
1857
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1964
Location
2½m N of Bishop Auckland
Opened
1872
Company
London & South Western
Closed
1982
Location
3m N of Bideford
Opened
1865
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1965
Location
4m E of Market Weighton
Opened
1861
Company
Sth Durham & Lancashire Union
Closed
1962
Location
2m W of Barnard Castle
Opened
1861
Company
Sth Durham & Lancashire Union
Closed
1962
Location
2½m W of Barnard Castle
Opened
1867
Company
North Staffordshire
Closed
1988
Location
2m S of Leek
Opened
1937
Company
South East & Chatham
Closed
1967
Location
2¾m SW of New Romney
Opened
1882
Company
Bala & Ffestiniog
Closed
1961
Location
2m S of Blaenau Ffestiniog
Opened
1910
Company
London & North Western
Closed
1960
Location
SE of Manchester city centre
Opened
1882
Company
Great Northern
Closed
1982
Location
7m S of Spalding
Opened
1862
Company
London & North Western
Closed
1968
Location
6m E of Sandy
Opened
1862
Company
North British
Closed
1969
Location
8m NE of Newcastleton
Opened
1847
Company
York & Newcastle
Closed
1969
Location
12½m W of Northallerton
Opened
1839
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1967
Location
2m W of Newcastle city centre
Opened
1858
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1954
Location
4½m W of Northallerton
Opened
1885
Company
Scarborough & Whitby
Closed
1965
Location
6m NW of Scarborough
Opened
1876
Company
Wye Valley
Closed
1964
Location
4½m N of Chepstow
Opened
1882
Company
Bala & Ffestiniog
Closed
1961
Location
7m S of Blaenau Ffestiniog
Opened
1887
Company
North Eastern
Closed
1953
Location
6m W of Alnwick
One-shot gallery
Former station buildings, now living quarters.
Disused stations buildings now put to social or commercial use.
Platforms and buildings, left to decay and captured in a single frame.

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