Clifton (Mayfield) railway station

Clifton (Mayfield) railway station
Clifton (Mayfield)
Place Clifton
Area Derbyshire Dales
Grid reference SK167449
Original company North Staffordshire Railway
Pre-grouping North Staffordshire Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
3 May 1852 Station opened as Clifton
22 August 1893 renamed Clifton (Mayfield)
1 November 1954 Closed to passengers
1964 Final closure[1]
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Clifton (Mayfield) railway station was opened on 3 May 1852 by the North Staffordshire Railway[2] at Clifton on the southern fringes of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Originally named Clifton, it was renamed Clifton (Mayfield) on 22 August 1893, and was known as Clifton for Mayfield in some timetables.[2]

It was on a branch from Rocester to Ashbourne and in 1899 it was met by the Ashbourne Line built by the London and North Western Railway from Buxton.[3]

Regular passenger services ceased on 1 November 1954[2] and freight ended in 1964


Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Ashbourne   North Staffordshire Railway
Ashbourne Line
  Norbury and Ellaston


  1. ^ Butt, R.V.J., (1995) The Directory of Railway Stations, Yeovil: Patrick Stephens
  2. ^ a b c Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Yeovil: Patrick Stephens Ltd. p. 63. ISBN 1 85260 508 1. R508. 
  3. ^ Bentley, J.M., Fox, G.K., (1997) Railways of the High Peak: Buxton to Ashbourne (Scenes From The Past series 32), Romiley: Foxline Publishing

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Coordinates: 53°00′04″N 1°45′09″W / 53.00116°N 1.75261°W / 53.00116; -1.75261      

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