1959

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1959. 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 1959 Camperdown Jct. - Dundee (East)
5 Jan 1959 Ross-on-Wye Jct. - Monmouth Jct.
5 Jan 1959 Wye Valley Jct. [Chepstow] - Monmouth (Troy)
2 Feb 1959 Kilmacolm (excl.) - Greenock (Princes Pier)
2 Mar 1959 Melton Constable (excl.) - Yarmouth (Beach)
2 Mar 1959 North Walsham (Main) (Jct.) - Jct. with 1958 spur
2 Mar 1959 Melton Constable East Jct. - Norwich (City)
2 Mar 1959 Melton Constable West Jct. - Holbeach Line Jct. [Spalding]
2 Mar 1959 Sutton Bridge Jct. - Wisbech Jct. [Peterborough]
2 Mar 1959 South Lynn Jct. - Harbour South Jct. [King's Lynn]
2 Mar 1959 Spalding No.1 Jct. - Saxby Jct.
2 Mar 1959 Acton Town South Jct. - South Acton North Jct.
2 Mar 1959 Newton Abbot East Jct. - Moretonhampstead
16 Mar 1959 Garsdale (excl.) - Hawes
4 May 1959 Oldham (Clegg Street) - OA&GB Jct.
4 May 1959 Crowthorn Jct. - Stockport Jct. [Guide Bridge]
15 Jun 1959 Rolleston Jct. - Southwell
15 Jun 1959 Stamford Jct. (Midland Line) - Essendine South Jct.
15 Jun 1959 Kettering (Cambridge Line) Jct. - Huntingdon (East) (excl.)
15 Jun 1959 Rugby No.7 Jct. - Leamington Spa (Avenue) (excl.)
15 Jun 1959 Irchester Jct. - Higham Ferrers
15 Jun 1959 Wallingford Branch Jct. - Wallingford
13 Jul 1959 Over Jct. [Gloucester] - Ledbury Jct.
14 Sep 1959 Clydebank East Jct. - Clydebank (East)
14 Sep 1959 Melmerby South Jct. - Thirsk South Jct.