SK6805 : Ingarsby Train Station

taken 3 months ago, near to Hungarton, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Ingarsby Train Station
Ingarsby Train Station
The name as it appears on the plate on the gate.
The former railway (sic) station buildings, now a private residence. The right hand gable an beyond is a modern extension.

The station opened for traffic in 1882 on the Great Northern Railway's new branch to Leicester Belgrave Road. The line was never a commercial success, and survived largely due to heavy holiday traffic to the East Coast resorts. The station closed to all traffic in 1953, although excursion traffic and some freight traffic continued to use the line until 1962/3.
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SK6805, 43 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 April, 2018
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Station 
Railway (from Tags)
Great Northern Railway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6878 0557 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.6112N 0:59.0955W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 6880 0561
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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