1956

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1956. 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
9 Jan 1956 Leuchars North Jct. - Tayport (excl.)
9 Jan 1956 Bathgate Jct. [Ratho] - Airdrie (excl.)
30 Jan 1956 Cromwell Curve East Jct. - Cromwell Curve North Jct.
6 Feb 1956 Newport Jct. - Sandown Jct.
5 Mar 1956 Yelverton (excl.) - Princetown
7 May 1956 Bo'ness High Jct. - Bo'ness
7 May 1956 Stoke Jct. - Leek Brook South Jct.
7 May 1956 Silverdale (excl.) - Silverdale Jct. [Market Drayton]
11 Jun 1956 Crook (excl.) - Tow Law
11 Jun 1956 Felin Fran West Jct. - Hafod Jct.
11 Jun 1956 Skewen East Jct. - Lonlas Jct.
1 Jul 1956 Grimsby (Corporation Bridge) - Cleveland Bridge (excl.)
17 Sep 1956 Hooton Jct. - West Kirby (GW&LNW)
17 Sep 1956 Machen Jct. - Caerphilly East Jct. via Waterloo Halt
17 Sep 1956 Gwaunybara Jct. - Machen (Jct.) via Fountain Bridge Halt
17 Sep 1956 Caerphilly West Jct. - PC&N Jct. [Pontypridd]
15 Oct 1956 Riccarton South Jct. - Border Counties Jct.
5 Nov 1956 Rainford Junction (excl.) - Ormskirk Jct.
31 Dec 1956 Seaforth South Jct. - Dingle