Waltham Railway Station
Waltham was a railway station on the East Lincolnshire Railway which served the villages of New Waltham and Humberston in Lincolnshire between 1848 and 1964. It was originally named Waltham and Humberstone, but Humberstone was dropped soon after opening. The line through Waltham remained open for freight until December 1980.
... commenced in early 1981, with the section between Grimsby and Waltham - constructed of bullhead rail - being the last to be removed ... put an end to hopes by the Great Northern and East Lincolnshire Railway plc to put the railway back in to Grimsby ... The station site survived largely intact until 2009 when, following a structural survey, it was determined that the stationhouse was beyond restoration and ...
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