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places : disused railways

updated 28/11/05 : added 30/10/05

theBythams area today is cut north-south by the East Coast Mainline as it runs between London and Scotland. In earlier days the railway was operated by the Great Northern Railway which had a station and goods yard in Little Bytham.

In the past the area was also served by two other railway lines...

Cutting theBythams area east-west and serving the village station in Castle Bytham was the line between Saxby and Bourne. This was operated by the Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway to the east of Little Bytham, being the western extreme of their system, and the Midland Railway to the west.

Little Bytham was also served by the Edenham Light Railway or Lord Willoughby's Private Railway as it was otherwise known. This private railway linked Little Bytham with Edenham running across the Grimsthorpe Estate.

As this section of the website has grown recently it has now been split into three sections, only two of which is currently online ...

Great Northern Railway including the station and goods yard in Little Bytham. added 28/11/05

Midland and Great Northern Joint Railway including the station and goods yard in Castle Bytham.

Edenham Light Railway. (not yet online)