This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1949. 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
1 Jan 1949 Duffield Jct. - Wirksworth
26 Feb 1949 Bootle Jct. (LNW) - Alexandra Dock
23 May 1949 Meltham Branch Jct. (Lockwood No.2 Jct.) - Meltham
23 May 1949 Broom North Jct. - Stratford-upon-Avon (SMJ) (excl.)
8 Jun 1949 Stonehouse (excl.) (branch platform) - Nailsworth; Dudbridge Jct. - Stroud (MR)
7 Nov 1949 Gas Factory Jct. - Bow Jct.
5 Dec 1949 Longniddry Jct. - Haddington
14 Dec 1949 Rochdale East Jct. - Bacup Station Jct.