1961

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1961. 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 Jan 1961 Buckingham (excl.) - Banbury (Merton Street)
10 Apr 1961 Long Melford Jct. - Bury St. Edmunds Jct.
12 Jun 1961 Prospect Hill Jct. (a point north of*) - Whitby (West Cliff)
12 Jun 1961 Paddock Wood (East Yard/B) Jct. - Hawkhurst
3 Jul 1961 Cleveland Bridge [Grimsby] - Immingham Town
3 Jul 1961 Immingham Town (Jct.) - Immingham Dock
31 Jul 1961 Woofferton Jct. - Tenbury Wells (excl.)
14 Aug 1961 Ashchurch (excl.) - Upton-on-Severn
26 Aug 1961 Killamarsh Jct. - Waleswood Jct.
2 Sep 1961 Kirkby Stephen Jct. - Tebay (excl.)
11 Sep 1961 Riddings Jct. - Crich Jct.
11 Sep 1961 Andoversford Jct. - Savernake Jct.; Rushey Platt Jct. (MSWJ) - Rushey Platt Jct. (GW); Wolfhall Jct. - Red Post Jct. [Andover]
11 Sep 1961 Shawford Jct. - Winchester (Chesil)
30 Oct 1961 Dunton Green (excl.) - Westerham
13 Nov 1961 Rydycar Jct. [Merthyr] - Pontsticill Junction (excl.)
4 Dec 1961 Hoo Jct. - Allhallows-on-Sea; Stoke Junction - Grain