places : disused railways
updated 28/11/05 : added
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
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)