1966

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1966. 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
3 Jan 1966 Wennington Jct. - Hest Bank Jct. via Lancaster (Green Ayre); Lancaster North Jct. - Lancaster No.4 Jct.; Torrisholme Jct. No.1 - Torrisholme Jct. No.2
3 Jan 1966 Malvern Rd. Jct. - Cheltenham Spa (St. James)
7 Feb 1966 Irk Valley Jct. - Smedley Viaduct Jct.
14 Feb 1966 Totton (Jct.) - Fawley
21 Feb 1966 Smallbrook Jct. - Cowes
28 Feb 1966 Ferryhill Jct. - Ballater
7 Mar 1966 Stranraer Harbour Jct. - Stranraer (Town)
7 Mar 1966 Mangotsfield Station Jct. - Bath (Green Park)
7 Mar 1966 Bath Jct. - Holes Bay Jct. [Poole]
7 Mar 1966 Evercreech Junction (Jct.) - Highbridge (East)
7 Mar 1966 Templecombe (No.2) Jct. - Templecombe (Upper) Joint Station
7 Mar 1966 Itchingfield (West) Jct. - Shoreham Jct.
7 Mar 1966 Seaton Junction (Jct.) - Seaton
28 Mar 1966 Connel Ferry West Jct. - Ballachulish
18 Apr 1966 Gorbals Jct. - Strathbungo Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Silvermuir East Jct. - Silvermuir South Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Barassie South Jct. - Lochgreen Jct. (via Troon 1st)
18 Apr 1966 Derwent Jct. - Keswick (excl.)
18 Apr 1966 Wyre Dock* (excl.)- Fleetwood
18 Apr 1966 Royton Jct. - Royton
18 Apr 1966 Trent Station North Jct. - North Erewash Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Derby North Jct. - Derby South Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Patney Jct. - Holt Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Bradford West Jct. - Bradford North Jct.
18 Apr 1966 Shanklin (excl.) - Ventnor