1970

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1970. 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 1970 Cowdenbeath North Jct. - Hilton Jct.
5 Jan 1970 Whitwood Jct. - Altofts Jct.
5 Jan 1970 Quarry Jct. - Mexborough No. 2 Jct.
5 Jan 1970 Huddersfield Jct. [Penistone] - Hadfield (excl.)
5 Jan 1970 Barnsley Jct. [Penistone] - Barnsley Station/Exchange Jct.
5 Jan 1970 New Mills Jct. - Hayfield
5 Jan 1970 Macclesfield Jct. - Rose Hill Marple (excl.)
5 Jan 1970 Menai Bridge Jct. - Caernarvon
5 Jan 1970 Kidderminster Jct. - Bewdley
5 Jan 1970 Bewdley South Jct. - Hartlebury Jct.
2 Feb 1970 Skipton North Jct. - Colne (excl.)
16 Mar 1970 Rawcliffe Bridge Jct. - Boothferry Rd. Jct. via Oakhill
4 May 1970 Percy Main Jct. - Percy Main North Jct.
4 May 1970 Percy Main North Jct. - Tyne Commission Quay
4 May 1970 Parkside No.1 Jct. - Lowton Jct.
4 May 1970 Coke Ovens Jct. [Lowestoft] - Yarmouth (South Town)
4 May 1970 High Wycombe South Jct. - Bourne End (excl.)
24 May 1970 Bangor (excl.) - Llanfair PG (re-opened)
1 Jun 1970 Poulton No.3 Jct. - Fleetwood
22 Jun 1970 Cymmer Afan - Treherbert (excl.)
22 Jun 1970 Llynffi & Ogmore Jct. [Bridgend] - Cymmer Afan
5 Oct 1970 Bolton East Jct. - Castleton East Jct.
5 Oct 1970 Firsby South Jct. - Garden St. Jct.
5 Oct 1970 Firsby Jct. - Firsby East Jct.
5 Oct 1970 Willoughby Jct. - Mablethorpe