Stuart0742

Sheffield's Railway Stations

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This topic will follow the tried and tested layout of each station having an individual post which will be kept updated as information is received.

Please post any information by replying to the relevent post, I will then add to main list

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Attercliffe (GC)

Location Worksop Rd

Opened August 1871

Rebuilt 31/12/1900

Closed 26/09/1927

The station was situated on the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway Company’s line between Woodburn Junction and Tinsley Junction which was served by trains between Sheffield Victoria, Barnsley and Rotherham Central.

Picture Sheffield Image

Approximate present day location

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=Darnall+m...ll%20main%20rd|

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Beauchief (Mid)

Location Abbey Ln

Opened 1870

Closed 02/01/1961

154 miles 75 chains from St Pancras

The station was originally called Abbey Houses and later Beauchief & Abbey Dale station.

Picture Sheffield, pre 1901/3 before quadrupling of the line

Later Picture Sheffield Image

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=abbeydale...e%20Rd%20South|

1961 shortly after closure

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Beighton (GC)

Location Rotherham Rd

Opened 15/02/1849

Resited 01/11/1893

Closed 01/11/1954

Original Station was located at Beighton Junction to the south of the village.

Picture Sheffield Images here and here

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=abbeydale...93:19|Beighton|

Copy of post by Madannie 77

More photos and history here (Disused Stations website again)

http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/station...on/index0.shtml

http://www.subbrit.org.uk/sb-sites/station...ton/index.shtml

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Brightside (Mid)

Location Holywell Rd

Opened 1838 as part of the Sheffield & Rotherham Railway

Closed 28th January 1995

161 miles 30 chains from St Pancras

Picture Sheffield Link

sheffieldhistory topic link

http://www.sheffield...i...post&p=7331

1961

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Broughton Ln (GC)

Location Broughton Ln

Opened 01/08/1864

Closed 03/04/1956

The station was opened on 1 August 1864 with the South Yorkshire Railway's extension south from Tinsley Junction to Woodburn Junction where it met the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway (MS&LR). The day the line the was opened the SYR became part of the MS&LR. This link allowed the MS&LR access to Barnsley and Rotherham from Sheffield Victoria.

Picture Sheffield Link

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=broughton...broughton%20Ln|

Sheffieldhistory Link to photo

http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...ost&p=33648

1961

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Chapeltown (GC)
Location
Opened
Rebuilt 1880's
Closed 07/12/1953

Chapeltown Central railway station was situated on the former South Yorkshire Railway's Blackburn Valley line between Grange Lane and Westwood.

The station which was also known as Chapeltown and Thorncliffe was intended to serve Chapeltown, although about 1 mile from its centre. It also served the works of Newton, Chambers & Company, one of the largest industrial companies in the area.

Picture Sheffield Link - this seems not be working at the time of amending (15-11-2011)

Google Map Link
https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=chapeltown&hl=en&ll=53.467699,-1.462684&spn=0.002721,0.006968&sll=53.320462,-1.514372&sspn=0.021841,0.055747&hnear=Chapeltown,+South+Yorkshire,+United+Kingdom&t=h&z=18

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Darnall (GC)

Location Station Rd Darnal

Opened 12/02/1849

Rebuilt in 1929 to its present Island platform layout

Closed Still open

Picture Sheffield, original layout

Image 1

Image 2

Sheffieldhistory link

http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...ost&p=27907

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=Darnall&a...238:19|Darnall|

01/03/09

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Deepcar (GC)

Location Station Rd Deepcar

Opened 14/07/1845

Closed 15/06/1959

Picture Sheffield Links:

1900

1900 again

1910

1910 again

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=deepcar&a...952:19|deepcar|

Station Masters

John Chapman Kellys 1893

Link to Don Valley Railway, who are hoping to reopen the line from Deepcar to Nunnery Sq Sheffield

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Dore & Totley
Location Abbeydale Road South
Opened 01/02/1872
Closed Still open
154 miles 20 chains from St Pancras

Picture Sheffield Links
Image 01
Image 02
Image 03

Multimap Link
http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=deepcar&a....51628:20|Dore|

Sheffield History Link
http://www.sheffieldhistory.co.uk/forums/i...ost&p=32765

Station Masters
Mark Millard Kellys 1893



2064024_13e0ab43.jpg

1960
View southward, towards Chesterfield, Derby etc. to left, Chinley and Manchester to right; ex-Midland main lines London - Leicester/Nottingham and Bristol - Birmingham - Derby via Chesterfield, and Manchester via Chinley. The train is a Down relief express from the Chesterfield direction, headed by Stanier Class 5 4-6-0 No. 45404.

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Ecclesfield (SY)

Location

Opened **/11/1854

Closed **/10/1856

Replaced by Ecclesfield East

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Grimesthorpe Bridge (S & R)

Location Present location of Grimesthorpe Junction

Opened **/10/1843

Closed **/01/1843

This was a short lived intermediate station on the Sheffield & Rotherham Railway

Multimap Link Approximate location of Grimesthorpe Bridge Station

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=grimethor...:20|Brightside|

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Heeley (Mid)

Location London Rd

Opened 1870

Extended 1901/03

Closed 10/06/1968

157 miles 11 chains from St Pancras

Picture Sheffield Links:

before 1902

1880s drawing

Multimap Link

http://www.multimap.com/maps/?qs=heeley&am...7294:20|heeley|

Station Masters

1893 William Headford

1893 William Grundy

1919 Charles William West

1925 WJ Wood

Compare this last view with the 1st PictureSheffield Link

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