1953

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1953. 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
5 Jan 1953 Ryhope Grange Jct. - Pittington
5 Jan 1953 Beccles North Jct. - Tivetshall (Jct.)
2 Feb 1953 Bishophouse Jct. - Sunbeck Jct.
2 Feb 1953 Gilling Jct. - Mill Lane Jct. [Pickering]
2 Feb 1953 Corwen Jct. - Ruthin (excl.)
2 Feb 1953 Cheddington - Aylesbury (High Street)
9 Feb 1953 Brynmenyn Jct. - Blaengarw
2 Mar 1953 Highworth Jct. [Swindon] - Highworth
6 Apr 1953 Roughton Road Jct. - Mundesley-on-Sea (excl.)
8 Jun 1953 Bury St. Edmunds Jct. - Thetford West Jct.
8 Jun 1953 Fareham West Jct. - Gosport
29 Jun 1953 Wear Valley Jct. - Wearhead
3 Aug 1953 Fawkham Jct. - Gravesend (West)
21 Sep 1953 Radcliffe South Jct. - Bradley Fold Jct.
21 Sep 1953 Lowestoft Line Jct. [Yarmouth] - Gorleston North Jct.
21 Sep 1953 Rhymney (excl.) - Rhymney Bridge (excl.)
21 Sep 1953 Burry Port - Cwmmawr
21 Sep 1953 Lawrence Hill Jct. - St. Philip's [Bristol]
21 Sep 1953 Brading Jct. - Bembridge
21 Sep 1953 Newport FY&N Jct. - Freshwater
23 Nov 1953 South Shields (Westoe Lane) - Whitburn Colliery
7 Dec 1953 New Oaks Jct. - Tinsley Station Jct.
7 Dec 1953 Bottesford North Jct. - Bottesford South Jct.
7 Dec 1953 Saxondale Jct. - Stathern Jct.
7 Dec 1953 Marefield North Jct. - Welham Jct.