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h.b. stowe

Sprotborough (H&B) railway halt

Sprotborough (H&B) station was a small halt on the South Yorkshire Junction Railway, which ran south from Wrangbrook Junction, where it joined the main line of the Hull and Barnsley Railway. It was situated between Denaby and Conisbrough and Pickburn and Brodsworth station.

The station was situated at a passing loop, closed on 27 April 1967, on the single line railway and comprised of two flanking platforms. The main building, a single storey wooden structure with brick-built chimneys, was situated on the Hull-bound platform, as was the signal cabin which contained a 10 lever frame. The Denaby-bound platform was provided with a wooden waiting shelter. A house for the station master was build nearby and still stands. The station closed to passengers on 2 February 1963 and totally in August 1964.

Sprotborough was also served by a station on the South Yorkshire Railway. This was referred to as Sprotborough (SYR) railway station.

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