TM2384 : The former railway station on Railway Hill in Starston

near to Starston, Norfolk, Great Britain

The former railway station on Railway Hill in Starston
The former railway station on Railway Hill in Starston
The property is now called 'Crossing Gates'.

The Waveney Valley Line ran from a junction with the London to Norwich mainline at Tivetshall > LinkExternal link - LinkExternal link servicing the market towns of Harleston,, Bungay and Beccles, where it connected with the East Suffolk line to Yarmouth. The line was opened between 1855 and 1863 but its first stations (Starston and Redenhall) were closed as early as 1866. After its closure as a station the building served as a crossing cottage. The passenger service was eventually withdrawn in 1953. Freight services were but back in 1960 and in 1966 the line was closed. Part of its route - between Harleston and Broome - has since been taken over by the realigned A143 road.
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2009
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Monday, 23 November, 2009   (more nearby)
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Monday, 23 November, 2009
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Railway station (converted)   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 233 840 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.5132N 1:16.9671E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 234 840
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