South Shore railway station


South Shore railway station

Infobox UK disused station
name = South Shore / Lytham Road
manager = Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway / London and North Western Railway
locale = Lytham Road, opposite Station Road, South Shore
borough = Blackpool
platforms = 2


caption =
line = Blackpool and Lytham Railway
latitude = 53.7957 | longitude = -3.0493
gridref =
years = 1863| events = Opened as "South Shore"
years1 = 1903
events1 = Renamed "Lytham Road"
years2 = 14 July 1916| events2 = Closed

South Shore railway station was originally the only intermediate station on the Blackpool and Lytham Railway, at South Shore in Lancashire, England, when it opened in 1863. [ [http://www.branchline.org.uk/bln_sample.pdf "Branch Line News" 1026] , 16 September 2006, p.210/06, Branch Line Society, Epsom, accessed via Google cache 17 October 2007]

In 1903 it was renamed Lytham Road. [Hartley, S. and Mitchell, L. (2005) PDFlink| [http://www.lancashire.gov.uk/environment/archaeologyandheritage/historictowns/BlackpoolComplete_lowres.pdf Lancashire Historic Town Survey—Blackpool"] |25.5 MiB , Lancashire County Council Environment Directorate, accessed 30 October 2007, p.23] In that same year the express Marton Line from Kirkham was built with a new Waterloo Road railway station at its junction with the Lytham line. The new station was just convert|300|yd|-2 north of Lytham Road station, whose days were then numbered, closing in 1916.

References

GBoldmap|53.7957|-3.0493|SD|3098|3378|South Shore Station
MARIO 2500=(about 1892)
NPE Maps=(1947)
Vision of Britain=y
Old OS Maps=(estimated 1925 to 1945)

rail line
next=stnlnk|Burlington Road Halt
previous=stnlnk|Waterloo Road
route=Blackpool and Lytham Railway
col=964B00

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