1968

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1968. 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
1 Jan 1968 Haymarket West Jct. - Corstorphine
1 Jan 1968 Castlehill Jct. - Parkhouse Jct.
1 Jan 1968 Denton Jct. - Stalybridge No.1 Jct. via Hooley Hill
1 Jan 1968 Bedford (St. Johns) (excl.) - Cambridge South Jct.
1 Jan 1968 Oxford North Jct. - Bletchley No.1 Jct.
29 Jan 1968 Alloa West Jct. - Alloa Jct. [Larbert]
29 Jan 1968 Grangemouth Branch Jct. - Grangemouth
29 Jan 1968 Alnmouth South Jct. - Alnwick
5 Feb 1968 Bury (Knowsley St.) (excl.) (Jct.) - Bury (Bolton St.) (excl.) (Jct.)
4 Mar 1968 Nuneaton Abbey Jct. - Midland Jct.
4 Mar 1968 Stafford Rd. Jct. - Wolverhampton (Low Level) (excl.)
4 Mar 1968 Cannock Road Jct. - Bushbury South Jct.
4 Mar 1968 Birmingham Moor St. Jct. - Birmingham (Snow Hill) (excl.)
11 Mar 1968 Scotswood Jct. - West Wylam Jct. via North Wylam
25 Mar 1968 Lansdown Jct. [Cheltenham Spa] - Stratford-upon-Avon (excl.)
17 Apr 1968 Llanbadarn Exchange Siding - Aberystwyth VoR alignment
6 May 1968 Keith South Jct. - Elgin (GN of S) via Dufftown
6 May 1968 Cairnie Jct. - Elgin East Jct. via Buckie
6 May 1968 Touch North Jct. [Dunfermline] - Townhill Jct.
6 May 1968 Stevenston No.1 Jct. - Ardrossan (Montgomerie Pier)
6 May 1968 Brocklesby Jct. - Ulceby South Jct.
6 May 1968 Biglis Jct. [Cadoxton] - Penarth (excl.)
6 May 1968 Yeovil South Jct. - Yeovil Jct.
6 May 1968 Okehampton (excl.) - Bere Alston (excl.)
1 Jul 1968 Matlock (excl.) - Chinley North Jct.