1972

This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1972. 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 1972 Worgret Jct. - Swanage
7 Feb 1972 Redditch (3rd) (excl.) - Redditch (2nd)
6 Mar 1972 Penrith No.1 Jct. - Keswick
6 Mar 1972 Birmingham (Snow Hill) - Wolverhampton (Low Level)
6 Mar 1972 Handsworth Jct. - Smethwick Jct.
17 Apr 1972 Hunts Cross West Jct. - Liverpool (Central) (High Level)
17 Apr 1972 Hunts Cross East Jct. - Gateacre
1 May 1972 Bamber Bridge Jct. - Todd Lane Jct.
1 May 1972 Perry Bar Station (South) Jct. - Handsworth (Perry Bar West) Jct.
1 May 1972 Moss Lane Jct. - Lostock Hall Engine Shed Jct.
1 May 1972 Soho East Jct. - Soho North Jct.
1 May 1972 Parkeston Goods Jct. - Parkeston Quay West [Harwich]
5 Jun 1972 Bury (Bolton St.) (excl.) - Rawtenstall
5 Jun 1972 Coleford Jct. - Okehampton
31 Jul 1972 Fairlie Pier Jct. - Fairlie Pier
2 Sep 1972 Lostock Hall Jct. - Preston No.3 Jct. ("East Lancs Side")
10 Sep 1972 Craigendoran Branch Jct. - Craigendoran Pier
16 Sep 1972 Court Sart Jct. [Briton Ferry] - Morlais Jct. South
30 Oct 1972 Paignton (excl.) - Kingswear