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Phil G

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Corsham on GWML on open line and Black dog halt on closed Calne line (closest to house)
Chippenham on GWML
Guessing Bitton on Avon Valley
 

Llanigraham

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From your house what is your nearest:

1.Closed/disused railway station and line
2.Still open station on which line
3.Heritage station on preservation line
1/ About 10 metres away, the Cambrian Railway line as it entered Llanidloes station from the north.
2/ Caersws on the Cambrian.
3/ Corris Station, or 2 miles further Raven Sq on the Welshpool
 

beermaddavep

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Haswell Station on the 1835 Hartlepool Dock & Railway (HD&R) From Hart to Haswell ( we are doing old here :) )
As the crow flies, Seaham station is my closest but difficult to access station on the Durham coast line, realistically Durham.
Preserved? The Bowes railway is closest, but probably Marley Hill on the Tanfield is the closest station.....
 

IanD

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Newport Pagnell on the old branch from Wolverton.
Wolverton or Milton Keynes Central on the WCML.
Chapel Brampton on the Northampton and Lamport Railway or maybe Stonehenge Works on the Leighton Buzzard narrow gauge line.

And for any stalkers, I live in Newport Pagnell as stated in my profile.
 

xotGD

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1. The original Bingley station, closed in 1892*
2. Bingley
3. Keighley KWVR

*There is a photo of the station in the book "The Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Yorkshire" by Dr Gary Firth, dated c. 1890. The station was located right at the foot of the 3-rise locks.
 

Bobdogs

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Carmarthenshire
1. Pencader, Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway.
2. Carmarthen, South Wales Railway.
3. Bronwydd, Gwilli Railway, (part of the former Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway).
 

dazzler

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From your house what is your nearest:

1.Closed/disused railway station and line
2.Still open station on which line
3.Heritage station on preservation line
1. Closed Railway: Former ECML from Chaloner's Whin Junction to Selby, at Chaloner's Whin Junction.
Closed Station: Copmanthorpe on the former Y&NM to Church Fenton, now ECML.
2. Open Station: York (1877) on the ECML (among others!).
3. Murton Station on the Derwent Valley Light Railway, at (funnily enough!) Murton.
 

AJM580

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From your house what is your nearest:

1.Closed/disused railway station and line
2.Still open station on which line
3.Heritage station on preservation line

Mine is :
1) Wiveliscombe on the Taunton to Barnstaple line
2) Taunton Station on the Bristol to Exeter line
3) Bishops Lydeard on the WSR (west somerset Railway)
1) Hellesdon (M & GN Norwich City to Melton Constable)
2) Norwich (Thorpe)
3) Aylsham (Bure Valley Railway)
 

70F

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1. Sturmer, Stour Valley Railway
2. Dullingham, Cambridge - Bury St Edmunds line
3. Castle Hedingham, Colne Valley Railway
 

Essan

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Evesham / Lochailort
1. Evesham Midland (Gloucester Loop Line)
2. Evesham GWR (Cotswold line)
3. Broadway (Glos & Warks Steam Railway)

Although if I am up in Lochailort it becomes a bit more complicated ....

1. Gairlochy (Invergarry & Fort Augustus Railway)
2. Lochailort (West Highland Line)
3. Boat of Garten (Strathspey Railway)
 

PeterY

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1 The original Hemel Hempstead station situated in Midland road, Hemel Hempstead. (Hemel Hempstead to Harpenden line)
2 Hemel Hempstead or Apsley not much to choose between the two.
3 Quainton road or as it's known now, Buckingham railway centre.
 

Eyersey468

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1. Willerby on the Hull and Barnsley
2. Paragon Interchange Hull
3. Fimber Halt on the Yorkshire Wolds Railway (ex Malton and Driffield Junction Railway)
 

Statto

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1 Birkenhead Woodside
2 Moreton, Merseyrail
3 tricky one as i'm miles away from a heritage line, could well be Bury Bolton Street, on the East Lancashire Railway.
 

Fare-Cop

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1. Chatteris on the former March to St Ives (Cambs) line
2. March ( between Peterborough & Ely on the Birmingham - Norwich route.)
3. Wansford ( Nene Valley Railway )
 

Bedpan

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1) Harpenden East (Welwyn Garden City to Luton Bute Street and on to Leighton Buzzard)
2) Harpenden Central (now just Harpenden - MML)
3) Pages Park on Leighton Buzzard NGR - nearest standard gauge- North Weald beats Princes Risborough by less than a mile, as the crow flies.
 
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