This page shows, in chronological order, the section of line closed in the year 1973. 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 1973 Dalmeny North Jct. - Winchburgh Jct.
14 Jan 1973 Bradford (Exchange) (2nd) (excl.) - Bradford (Exchange) (1st)
5 Feb 1973 Alton (excl.) - Winchester Jct.
16 Apr 1973 Knowle Jct. (divergence point) - Fareham East Jct. via deviation
23 Jul 1973 Riverside Jct. - Percy Main Station Jct. via St. Peter's
26 Aug 1973 Northampton No.4 Jct. (divergence point) - Market Harborough (excl.)*
1 Oct 1973 Dalry Jct. - Kilmarnock Jct.
29 Oct 1973 Wilton Jct. (1973 connection) - Salisbury Jct. [GWR line to Salisbury (GW)]