1879

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1879. Click on a section of line entry to view it in more detail. If a section of line has an unknown or partial closure date, it will appear at the end of the list.

Date Closed to Passenger Services Section of Line
2 Jun 1879 High Shields (Jct.) - South Shields (BJR) (2nd)
1 Jul 1879 Gushetfaulds Jct. - Glasgow (South Side) (CR)
Jul 1879 Caersws - Garth & Van Road
4 Aug 1879 Fawcett St. Jct. - Sunderland (Fawcett St.)
4 Aug 1879 Ryhope Grange Jct. - Hendon [Sunderland]
1 Sep 1879 Genwen Jct. - Llanelly (LR&D)
1 Oct 1879 Astley Bridge Jct. [Bolton] - Astley Bridge
1 Oct 1879 Goole West Jct. - Goole (L&Y)
16 Oct 1879 Sharpness South Jct. - Sharpness (MR)
20 Oct 1879 Tinworks Jct. - Lydney Junction (S&W)