Malpas railway station


Malpas railway station
Malpas
Location
Place Hampton Heath
Area Cheshire West and Chester
Coordinates 53°02′16″N 2°45′02″W / 53.0379°N 2.7506°W / 53.0379; -2.7506Coordinates: 53°02′16″N 2°45′02″W / 53.0379°N 2.7506°W / 53.0379; -2.7506
Grid reference SJ498491
Operations
Line Whitchurch and Tattenhall Railway
Original company London and North Western Railway
Pre-grouping London and North Western Railway
Post-grouping London, Midland and Scottish Railway
History
1 October 1872 (1872-10-01) Opened
September 16, 1957 (1957-09-16) Closed
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
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Malpas railway station was a railway station near to the village of Malpas, Cheshire on the Whitchurch and Tattenhall Railway or Chester-Whitchurch Branch Line. The Station itself was actually located at Hampton Heath and was also known as Hampton Station.

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History

On the eve of an official visit to Chester in May 1917 during the First World War, the Royal Train carrying George V and Queen Mary stopped for the night at Malpas station. Troops from the Household Division guarded the area throughout the stay.

The track bed has been almost obliterated but the station has been restored. These building are now used as offices.

Services

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Broxton   Whitchurch and Tattenhall Railway   Grindley Brook (Halt)

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